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Pumpkin Apple Turnovers Recipe

Apple Pumpkin Turnovers Recipe

  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington from Brown Sugar Food Blog
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x


This Apple Pumpkin Turnovers Recipe will make you fall in love with Fall every year! This is a super easy recipes full of all the flavors of Fall that is sure to make you happy!


  • 3 Puff Pastry Sheet, thawed
  • 45 small Gala Apples, peeled and diced
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. lite brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 c. pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, divided
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 c. pecan pieces
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tbsp. water
  • cinnamon sugar for sprinkling
  • 1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/2 tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 tsp, maple extract
  • pinch of salt


  1. Using a medium sauce pan on medium high heat, melt 4 tbsp. butter. Once the butter has melted add the diced apples and allow to cook for 5-7 minutes (the apples will release its liquid and you want to wait until it reduces, about 5-7 minutes). Next, add the apple cider, brown sugar, and vanilla extract. Stir and allow to caramelize, for about another 5-7minutes. The mixture should be nice and thick. Set aside and allow to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the the pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, egg, and pinch of salt. On a lightly floured surface, unfold the puff pastry, and lay flat on surface. Cut into 4 squares and separate them for easy use. Take a spoonful of pumpkin mix and spread over the puff pastry square; take a spoonful of apple mixture and spread over the pumpkin mix; lastly, sprinkle with pecans.
  4. Fold the turnovers where one corner of the turnover meets the other corner making a triangle shape. Place on a baking sheet that is lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Spray with baking spray. Whisk the egg and water and brush the mixture on top of the turnovers. IF desired sprinkle the tops with a little cinnamon sugar. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until the tops are golden brown and puffed.
  5. While the turnovers are baking, make the glaze by adding the powdered sugar, melted butter, milk, maple extract, and a pinch of salt. Mix together and cover with plastic wrap until ready to use. Once the turnovers are cooled, drizzle with glaze and allow to set and serve!
  • Category: Breakfast