Easy DESSERT recipe

By Fitty Foodlicious


Strawberry Turnovers with Piecrust are the easiest turnovers to make. Made with puff pasty, fresh strawberries, egg, cream cheese, sugar, and lemon, these strawberry cream cheese turnovers are going to be an easy summer dessert recipe that you come back to again and again!

Puff pastry strawberry turnovers ingredients:

– Fresh ripe Strawberries, hulled and halved – Thawed Puff Pastry Sheets – Egg – Softened Cream Cheese – Sugar – Lemon juice, lemon zest – Vanilla Extract – Stand Mixer – Baking Sheet lined with parchment paper or baking liner

How To Make Strawberry Turnovers Puff Pastry Recipe

Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat.

Step 2:

– Now we are going to make our "puff pastry boat" for the strawberry turnovers to sit in. Lay puff pastry out on the prepared baking sheet. Fold edges up to create a ½-inch wide border. Prick the inside base of dough completely with a fork. Make sure to prick the entire dough of the puff pastry. This ensures the dough will cook properly.

Step 3:

– Bake in the preheated oven until golden and puffed, about 10 minutes. Press the puffed center down with the back of a fork to deflate.

Step 4

In a stand mixer, add the softened cream cheese, lemon juice, tablespoon vanilla extract, egg, and sugar. Mix on the low setting until well combined.

Step 5: Add in the lemon zest and mix again filling is creamy and smooth.

Step 6:

Carefully pour a layer of the strawberry turnover filling homemade strawberry filling evenly into pastry shell  You can also add a top layer of lemon zest. This makes the strawberry turnovers even tastier.

Step 7:

Arrange berries cut side down, you can alternate these as well. Brush egg wash on the outer crust of the puff pastry. After a layer of strawberries is placed on the prepared puff pastry, you are ready to bake on the lined baking sheet.

Step 8:

Bake in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until the sides of the phyllo dough is flaky puff pastry golden brown. Add more fresh lemon zest. Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing.

Tips & Tricks

🍓Storage Tips For Strawberry Puff Pastry Turnover The best way to store strawberry turnovers phyllo dough is to store in a glass airtight container on the kitchen counter for up to two days. If you store them in the fridge, the puff pasty can dry out. Make you enjoy these fruit pastry filling recipe in two days or freeze. Pro Tips for strawberry and cream cheese turnoversYou can also make these strawberry pastries with strawberry rhubarb turnovers for an extra tart treat! If you want these really, really sweet, you can add a cup powdered sugar (but I don't suggest it) these are sweet enough on their own and healthier without the added sugar.