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This very easy to make cinnamon apple turnovers recipe (receita de folhados de maçã com canela) makes a great snack or dessert.
Easy Cinnamon Apple Turnovers Recipe
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Easy Cinnamon Apple Turnovers Recipe

Easy Cinnamon Apple Turnovers Recipe

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2 large puff pastry sheets3 apples, peeled and sliced2 tablespoons of sugar1/2 tablespoon of ground cinnamon1 egg yolk with a few drops of milk

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  1. In a pan, cook the apples with the sugar, cinnamon, half a glass of water and cook slowly.
  2. Once cooked, crush the apples with a fork to make a puree.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry sheets, cut a few circles and place a spoonful of puree in the middle.
  4. Brush the pastry around the edges with water and seal the ends.
  5. Mix the yolk with a few milk drops and brush the puff pastry.
  6. Place the turnovers on a tray lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake at 180°C or 350°F for 15 to 20 min.
Recipe & Photo Credit: eueacolherdepau.blogspot.com

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