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    Thursday
    Oct062016

    Easy Apple Turnovers

    apple turnovers

    Apple season has arrived and so did recently a bag of sweet, crunchy, yummy organic honeycrisp apples from Wacky Apple Organic orchards in Hotchkiss, Colorado.

    I shared a few with my apple-loving daughter and her hubby, munched a few with my hubby, and made these easy apple turnovers — using refrigerated crescent rolls — with others.

    So good! Thank you, Wacky Apple!

    1 honeycrisp apple or any variety of your choosing, peeled and cored/sliced using an apple corer into eight wedges. (If your corer, like mine, cuts apples into ten wedges, gobble the extra two real quick before anyone else claims them.)

    1 can refrigerated crescent rolls

    1/4 cup cinnamon sugar

    egg yolk/egg wash

    Turbinado sugar for sprinkling (large granule sugar-in-the-raw)

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

    Unroll crescent rolls and lay triangles, separated but close together, on workspace. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, spreading the sugar with the back of a spoon to coat entire triangle.

    Working with one triangle at a time, place an apple wedge on the wide end of the triangle and loosely roll up crescent-roll style. Place on baking sheet.

    Once all turnovers are rolled and on sheet, use a pastry brush to lightly coat tops of crescent rolls with egg wash. Sprinkle each with Turbinado sugar.

    Bake 13-17 minutes or until rolls are golden brown. Remove from baking sheet immediately (or the melted sugar will make them stick horribly so) and serve.

    Makes 8 turnovers.

    Disclosure: I received a bag of organic honeycrisp apples free from Wacky Apple for tasting and testing; the opinions and recipe above are my own.

    wacky apple honeycrisp

    Wacky Apple is a family owned and operated organic farm and food manufacturer based in Hotchkiss, Colorado  – currently three generations are a part of Wacky Apple! Its goal is to make healthy food, delicious and fun! Wacky Apple believes knowledge combined with fun will lead to healthy choices now and in the future, and they want to educate children and families about the benefit of healthy choices while supplying yummy, real, organic food for happy and healthy kids.
    In addition to fresh apples, Wacky Apple makes applesauce and other fruit treats. All contain NO added water, NO artificial colors, NO preservatives, NO added sugar, NO GMOs. They're also all Gluten Free, Dairy free, Soy Free, Nut free, Corn Free, Vegan, Kosher.
    Find out more by visiting the
    Wacky Apple website or by perusing a few of their apple recipes: 

    http://wackyapple.com/grilled-cheese-with-sliced-fresh-apples

    http://wackyapple.com/wacky-apple-pie/

    http://wackyapple.com/apple-and-goat-cheese-crostinis/

    http://wackyapple.com/apples-paired-with-jarlsburg-cheese/

    http://wackyapple.com/apple-salsa/

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