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Strawberry Cream Cheese Turnovers Recipe

These Strawberry Cream Cheese Turnovers are so easy to make and full of amazing fresh flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream Cheese Pastry, Easy Pastry, pastry, turnovers
Servings: 8
Calories: 463kcal

Equipment

  • Saucepan
  • small bowl
  • Whisk
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet
  • Small Mixing Bowl

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces crescent dough sheets 2 (8 ounce) packages, 12 crescents total
  • cups fresh strawberries chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour

Frosting

  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and 1/4 cup water.
  • Bring strawberry mixture to a boil and continue cooking for 6-8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together remaining water and cornstarch. Slowly add mixture to saucepan, and reduce heat to low. Simmer until strawberry mixture has thickened (about 2-3 minutes)
  • Remove from heat, and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, beat together cream cheese filling ingredients with hand mixer until combined.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • On a greased baking sheet, roll out each crescent roll.
  • Top dough with 1 Tablespoon cream cheese filling, and 1 Tablespoon strawberry filling.
  • Fold dough over into triangle, and press edges together tightly.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • For the frosting, whisk together frosting ingredients, and drizzle over semi-cooled pastries. Enjoy!

Notes

For the best results we recommend using fresh strawberries.
If you only have frozen, you could use them, just thaw them, then pat them dry as best you can, with a paper towel, to remove any excess water or liquid

Nutrition

Calories: 463kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 539mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 439IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg