Cherry Filled Turnovers

54
Servings
60m
Prep Time
8m
Cook Time
1h 8m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 54 servings
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  • FOR FILLING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (21.7 g)
  • Calories 73.8
  • Total Fat - 2.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 8.6 mg
  • Sodium - 33.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 6.9 g
  • Protein - 0.9 g
  • Calcium - 3.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Mix thoroughly shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla.

Step 2

Blend in flour, salt, and baking soda.

Step 3

Cover and chill 1 hr.

Step 4

Prepare filling by mixing sugar, and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Gradually stir in orange juice, maraschino cherry juice, cherries and butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Step 5

Heat oven to 400.

Step 6

Roll dough out to 1/16 inch thick on lightly floured surface and cut into 3-inch diameter circles.

Step 7

Place 1 teaspoon of filling in on one half of circle and fold dough over filling, pressing edges together to seal.

Step 8

Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet, brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar.

Step 9

Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until very lightly browned.

Step 10

Immediately remove from baking sheet.

Tips & Variations


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