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Puff Pastry Cheese Turnovers in a bowl and on the table
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Puff Pastry Cheese Turnovers (Crazy Easy)

These crazy easy puff pastry cheese turnovers are the perfect balance of sweet and salty. Good luck eating just one - it's impossible!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese turnovers, turnover cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 40 cookies
Calories 85kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

Filling

  • In a large bowl, combine the farmer's cheese, softened cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, and egg yolk (save the egg whites for later). Set the filling aside.
    In a bowl a combination of farmers cheese, cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract and egg yolk

Forming Cookies

  • Using a rolling pin, roll out the puff pastry dough into a thin layer. Cut the dough into 3-inch squares.
    Puff Pastry cut in to 3 by 3 inch squares with cheese filling placed in the middle of the square
  • Add a hefty spoonful of the filling into the center of each square. Fold over one of the edges to make a triangle shape.
  • One by one, place the turnovers on a lined baking sheet. Whisk the leftover egg whites with a fork.
    Puff Pastry Cheese Turnovers placed on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  • Brush the egg whites on the top of each turnover, followed by a sprinkling of sugar. Bake the cookies at 400°F for 15 minutes.
    Puff Pastry Cheese Turnovers in a bowl and on the table

Nutrition

Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 82IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg