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Puff Pastry Cheese Turnovers in a bowl and on the table

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




  • 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


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