Southwestern Cheese Turnovers

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“A tasty appetizer - a little work, but man, are they good! Do not sub margarine for butter! As far as the pepper jelly - you control the heat - we like them pretty hot! (us Texans....!!) I believe I got these out of Southern Living yearrrrssss ago. I hope you enjoy them! Prep time includes chilling time.”
2hrs 15mins
20 turnovers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put flour in bowl of food processor.
  2. Add cheese and butter chunks.
  3. Pulse processor 6 times until butter and cheese are coarsely chopped.
  4. Run processor steadily until dough forms a ball.
  5. Chill dough for at least one hour.
  6. On floured board, roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
  7. Cut dough into 20 2-inch rounds.
  8. Place 1/4 teaspoon pepper jelly in the middle of each round.
  9. Brush edges with egg wash made of 1 egg and 1 tablespoon water.
  10. Fold dough over jelly and seal.
  11. Bake at 375 degrees 12-15 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet.
  12. Cool (but really good warm!).
  13. May be frozen - to reheat, bake 5 minutes at 375 degrees.

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