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Apricot Turnovers Recipe

Serves 12


  • 16 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 2 pk cream cheese
  • 2 cup flour, sifted
  • Apricot Filling:
  • 8 oz dried apricots
  • 2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 ds cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp butter


Apricot Filling:
1. Cook apricots in water until almost tender, stirring occasionally.
2. Add sugar and lemon juice.
3. add the dash of cinnamon, continue cooking until thickened and tender.
4. Remove from heat and add butter.
5. cool.
6. If you prefer a sweeter filling, you may add more sugar.
7. Cream cheese and margarine together, add flour slowly until a smooth dough is formed.
8. Use a wooden spoon to cream and not a mixer.
9. Chill dough 10-15 minutes.
10. Roll out on a floured board to a thin layer, cut in circles and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
11. Use a small amount of apricots on half the circles to within 1/4" of the edge.
12. Fold circles over and press edges together with a fork.
13. Bake at 350F for 15-20 minutes.
14. It will be a very pale golden brown.
15. When cool, ice with powdered sugar icing.
16. These are delightful with hot tea.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Apricot
Preparation Method:Baking

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