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Christmas Mincemeat or Jam Turnovers


These buttery and yummy turnovers will for sure turn you over. It's not easy to stop popping these tasty treats into your mouth, they are additively delicious.













Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium


2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
¼ cup cornstarch
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 pinch salt
1 large eggs
oor 2 egg yolks
3 tablespoons milk
or cream
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter, unsalted
1 x mince meat, prepared
or other as needed, fruit jam, such as apricot, raspberry or prune...


Mix flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.

Mix egg, milk, and vanilla extract together in a small bowl or a measuring cup.

Cream sugar with butter until lightened and smooth.

Beat egg mixture into creamed butter until just combined.

Add dry ingredients and beat until mixture begins to clump together, 18 to 20 seconds on lowest speed of electric mixer. Do not over mix. Or you can use hand to finish this step as well.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead gently to shape into a soft dough.

It can be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated up to 3 days or frozen up to 6 months.

Working with ¼ of the dough at a time, roll to about ⅛ inch thick.

Using a 3-inch round cookie cutter, cut dough rounds.

Transfer rounds to prepared cookie sheet.

Fill the center of each with a little bit less than ½ teaspoon of prepared mincemeat, or jams.

Fold in half, crimp edges with a fork.

Turn corners up within ½-inch of meeting.

Arrange shaped cookies about 1½-inch apart.

Bake at 375℉ (190℃) until golden brown, 15 to 17 minutes.

Dust with sugar if desired.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 12g (0.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5246% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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