Apple pie parcels

    Apple pie parcels

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    About this recipe: Delicious, yet so easy to make. Anyone can make these apple turnovers!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1L water
    • 4 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 200g dark brown soft sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 1 packet puff pastry
    • 125g icing sugar
    • 1 tablespoon milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Combine the lemon and 1L water in a large bowl. Place the sliced apples in the water to keep them from browning.
    2. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Drain water from apples, and place them into the hot pan. Cook and stir for about 2 minutes. Add brown sugar and cinnamon, and cook, stirring, for 2 more minutes. Stir together cornflour and 1 tablespoon water. Pour into the pan, and mix well. Cook for another minute, or until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat to cool slightly.
    3. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
    4. Unfold puff pastry sheets, and repair any cracks by pressing them back together. Trim each sheet into a square. Then cut each larger square into 4 smaller squares. Spoon apples onto the centre of each square. Fold over from corner to corner into a triangle shape, and press edges together to seal. Place turnovers on a baking tray, leaving about 2cm between them.
    5. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until turnovers are puffed and lightly browned. Cool completely before glazing.
    6. To make the glaze, mix together the icing sugar, milk and vanilla in a small bowl. Adjust the thickness by adding more sugar or milk if necessary. Drizzle glaze over the cooled turnovers.
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    1

    these parcels are really tasty and worth the effort trully scrumptious !!  -  01 Feb 2014

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    544

    Thanks to frozen puff pastry, these are quick and simple with great results. No need to bother with soaking the apples in lemon amd water. Also, I just mixed the cornstarch in with the brown sugar mixture, with no additional water, and cooked the apples until tender and the juices had thickened, then added a little vanilla. After filling and closing the turnovers, I secured the edges by pressing them with a fork, and slit a steam vent in the top. A fantastic bakery-style dessert just doesn't get any easier than this!  -  08 Apr 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    423

    First of all, make sure you use an egg wash! Next time I make these I will take a picture--they were gobbled up too quickly this time! This is the easiest recipe. Pepperidge Farm pastry already comes in square sheets, so all you have to do is quarter them with a pizza cutter. Probably the most time-consuming bit is peeling and slicing the apples. Next time I will only use 3 apples and reduce the sugar to 3/4 cup, because we had leftovers--although I'm not complaining, they were delish. You can use apple pie filling if you want, but the crispiness of the sauteed fruit can only come from fresh apples. I cooked my apples a little longer and shortened the baking time since they were browned after 20 minutes. I crimped the edges with a fork when I closed them up--don't worry if a little sauce spills out. (Feel free to add another teaspoon or two of cornstarch/water if your sauce is not thick enough.) They looked like they were store bought but tasted better.  -  17 Aug 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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