Cherry Turnovers Recipe

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 8 frozen phyllo dough sheets, thawed
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat margarine, melted
  • 6 Tablespoons no-sugar-added black cherry fruit spread
  • 1 egg's whites
  • 1 teaspoon cold water

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Lightly brush each phyllo sheet with margarine; stack.
  3. Cut through all sheets to form six (5 inch) squares.
  4. Place 1 tablespoon fruit spread in center of each pile of eight phyllo squares; brush edges of phyllo with margarine.
  5. Fold edges over to form triangle; gently press edges together to seal.
  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Beat together egg white and water; brush over phyllo triangles.
  7. Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool on wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  9. Recipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD

    Diabetic Exchanges per serving: 1 ¼ bread, 1 ¾ fat, 2/3 fruit

    Nutritional Information: (about 206 calories, 4 grams protein, 9 grams fat, 28 grams carbohydrate per serving)

    Source: Favorite All Time Recipes - Sugar-Free Desserts copyright December 1992

    In the event that you find that this recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions.

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