Easy caramel apple turnovers – apple of my eye

Is it weird that cooking and baking with some ingredients intimidate me? Yeast for bread baking used to give me the heeby jeebies and, fun fact, I even went as far as to use it as one of the topics for my college essays. Apple tart recipe using puff pastry What?! You never used a fungus to help sway your way into higher education? #lonewolf

Well, apparently it worked because I’m in college (woo!) and eventually overcame that weird phobia and now can make delicious baked goods like focaccia and Norsk boller and cinnamon rolls.

Annnnddd guess what! Today I crossed off another food-related fear and used puff pastry.

Apple cranberry crisp recipe martha stewart There’s something so intimidating about it. Simple apple tart with puff pastry Like, for reals, there must be some catch behind all those flaky layers. Easy apple pie with puff pastry I had this idea in my head that the dough would be all temperamental and cranky to work with or that I would need to let it rise a million times, but nope. Barefoot contessa apple tart recipe with puff pastry The exact opposite is true. Apple pie drink recipe with everclear brown sugar EASIEST thing ever.

Okay, okay. Apple pie recipe with canned filling Maybe using pre-made puff pastry is cheating slightly, but ain’t nobody got time to make their own. Apple crumble pie recipe without brown sugar I’m all about convenience, and if using store-bought dough means I can have Salted Caramel Apple Turnovers in my mouth that much faster, sign me up! No food snobbery here.

The hardest part of this recipe is probably cutting the apples. Apple pie recipe with butter Especially if you’re like me and have to stop every 30 seconds to eat the peeled apple skins. Apple pie recipe with butter crust My Obachan (Japanese grandma) always laughs at me and calls me rabbit for nibbling on the scraps, while my mom scolds me for my “dangerous” apple cutting technique. Apple pie recipe one crust Ahhhh family love at its finest.

Once the hard part is over, you get all your apple bits and caramel ingredients going in a pot. Apple tart recipe puff pastry Add a little heat, and presssttooo!

Then, you take out that scary looking puff pastry, unroll it, and cut it into squares. Apple pie recipe filo pastry Add a dollop of apple filling into the middle (don’t get too excited and overfill them like me, though), fold the square into a triangle, crimp the edges, and throw em in the oven.

And that’s it. Apple pie recipe puff pastry You pull these gorgeous and bakery-worthy treats out of the oven and impress everybody. Apple pie recipe using shortcrust pastry I’ve been staying over at Kyle’s apartment with his roommates, and shocked them by serving these babies up in 30 minutes. Apple pie recipe using ready made shortcrust pastry One of his roommates exclaimed that he JUST saw me stewing up some apples a few minutes ago, then all of a sudden I had these gorgeously flaky pastries on a plate in front of them. Flat apple pie recipe from pioneer woman They probably think I’m some sort of magical goddess of turnovers now. Apple pie recipe from pioneer woman Throw in an intense World Cup match (ahhhh the PK shootout!) and you’ve got yourself a house full of happy boys.

These are perfectly sweet and the flake-factor of the puff pastry itself is insane. Apple crisp topping recipe no oatmeal Oh! And a pretty drizzle of powdered sugar glaze is completely mandatory.

• Peel and cut the apples into small cubes. Easy apple crisp recipe with oatmeal topping Add the apples, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and a pinch of salt into a medium sized saucepan. Apple crisp recipe using apple pie filling and oatmeal Cook for 3-5 minutes or until apples have softened.

• Stir in the cornstarch and reduce heat to medium low. Apple crisp recipe using canned apple pie filling Cook for 5 more minutes or until the caramel sauce has thickened.

• Place one of the two sheets of puff pastry on a baking paper-lined baking sheet. Easy apple pie with crumble topping recipe Cut into four squares. Recipe for apple crisp using canned apple pie filling Place a heaping tablespoon of the apple mixture into the center. Apple crisp recipe apple pie filling Fold the square over to form a triangle, and use a fork to pinch down the edges. Apple crisp recipe canned apple pie filling Brush lightly with a beaten egg and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

• Once the pastries are mostly cooled, make a powdered sugar glaze by combining a little milk with powdered sugar until the desired consistency is achieved (I never measure). Easy apple pie with oatmeal crumb topping DRIZZLE AND EAT!

Pretty sure I would have stress ate my way through this entire batch if they were available during those world cup games. Easy apple pie with streusel topping Holy freaking smokes. Apple cobbler using canned apple pie filling That Mexico game had me squealing, but this recipe has me drooling!!

These look way too good for something made in an instant. Apple crisp using apple pie filling and oatmeal Caramel + apples… mmh. Apple cobbler using apple pie filling Which reminds me I still have yet to try your apple crisp.

Don’t think you were the loner with your essay on yeast. Apple crumble with apple pie filling I don’t know the details but rumor has it the husband of one of my cousins did research on yeast. Apple crisp using canned apple pie filling It doesn’t fit with his work today but at least the fact made for a good running gag between my sister and me ;). How to make apple crisp with canned apple pie filling “Hey, let’s bake with yeast!” – “Oh, sure, why don’t we ask R for some advice first?”

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Christine is a self-proclaimed apple pie connoisseur with a small obsession with all things giraffes. Apple crumb pie with canned pie filling She currently is 21 years old and a full-time biology student at UCSB and runs her own food blog and portrait/wedding photography biz. Apple cobbler with apple pie filling in can Read More…

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