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Caramelized Apple and Cranberry Turnovers

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Category: Fruit, Low Fat, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Apple; diced
  • 20 Cranberries; fresh or thawed
  • 4 tb Sugar
  • 8 tb Orange juice
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Nutmeg
  • 2 ts Cornstarch mixed with
  • 1 1/2 ts Water
  • 4 Phyllo sheets; thawed
  • -(12"x17")
  • Nonstick cooking spray


1 tb Lowfat plain yogurt
2 dr Vanilla extract
1/4 ts Honey

ADVANCE PREP: Saute the first 4 ingredients in a medium saute pan over
medium heat until the fruit softens slightly. Stir in the spices and
cornstarch/water mix, cool and reserve.

Cut phyllo dough into 16 5-inch squares (you'll have some left over). Make
4 stacks of 4 squares each, coating each layer with nonstick cooking spray
before placing another on top. Spoon 11/2 heaping tablespoons of the apple
mixture in the center of each stack; fold each in half from corner to
corner to form a triangle. Refrigerate the turnovers for 30 minutes.

BAKE: Preheat oven to 375F. Place turnovers on a cookie sheet coated with
nonstick cooking spray, then spray tops of turnovers. Bake for 15 minutes.
Let cool. Store in an airtight container.

SAUCE: Combine all ingredients for Vanilla Yogurt Sauce in an airtight
container. Refrigerate until needed.

TO SERVE: Place turnovers on serving plates and drizzle with Vanilla Yogurt
Sauce. Optional: warm the turnovers in a toaster oven then drizzle with
sauce and serve.

Per serving: 191 calories, 10 percent fat (2.1 grams), 84 percent
carbohydrate, 6 percent protein.

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