Easy Peach Turnovers

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Puff pastry + fresh fruit = my culinary kryptonite.

If there’s one thing I love more than a big ol’ slice of my mom’s famous German Chocolate Cake, it would be the marriage of buttery pastry and seasonal fruit. I’ll take that quick-fix combo any day of the year, especially when it comes in the form of these Easy Peach Turnovers.

“Easy” may even be an understatement here. We’re talking simple. Like store-bought puff pastry simple. And we’re letting the season’s ripest fruit do all of the talking, which means peaches can be easily swapped for apples, berries, cherries or any other fruit du jour that’s looking perfectly plump at your local grocery store.

These easy peach turnovers are like edible envelopes delivering the most delicious news. And that news is that you absolutely, positively, without a doubt can and should allow yourself to enjoy more than one turnover as a “serving.” (We use the “S” word lightly around here). So start thawing out that puff pastry and grab the peaches for summer’s biggest hit delivered in the smallest package.

Easy Peach Turnovers Photo

Easy Peach Turnovers Photo

Easy Peach Turnovers Photo

Easy Peach Turnovers Photo

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Easy Peach Turnovers

Easy Peach Turnovers are light and flaky pockets bursting with summer's freshest flavor and only take minutes to make. Don’t forget the crunchy sanding sugar topping!
Author: Kelly Senyei
4.90 from 28 votes
Easy Peach Turnovers Photo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 8 turnovers


  • 2 cups small diced peaches
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 (17.3-oz.) package frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed
  • Flour, for dusting work surface
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • Crystal sanding sugar (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or Silpats.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the peaches, brown sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice.
  • Unfold the puff pastry sheets onto a lightly floured work surface. Using a rolling pin, gently roll over the pastry to seal any perforations then cut each sheet into 4 squares.
  • Using a slotted spoon, scoop a portion of the peach mixture into the center of each puff pastry square then fold the pastry across diagonally to form triangles. Using a fork, crimp together the edges then transfer the turnovers to the prepared baking sheets, spacing them at least 2 inches apart.
  • Cut three small slits in the tops of each turnover then brush them with the egg. Sprinkle the turnovers with the sanding sugar (optional).
  • Bake the turnovers for 15 to 18 minutes or until they’re golden brown and puffed. Transfer the turnovers to a rack to cool then serve warm or at room temperature.
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Calories: 198kcal, Carbohydrates: 19g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 84mg, Potassium: 99mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 155IU, Vitamin C: 3.3mg, Calcium: 8mg, Iron: 1mg


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  1. 5 stars
    Really good, easy recipe. It is on the modest side for sugar, so if you really like sugar like me, maybe double the sugar :) solid recipe.

    1. That should work, June! However, I recommend thawing the peaches and draining any excess liquid from them to prevent the turnovers from becoming too soggy.

  2. 5 stars
    I love this recipe. My husband always talks about how his grandma use to make peach turnovers and how good they were. Well he said these are better than hers! Thanks for a great recipe.

  3. 5 stars
    These turned out Wonderful! So easy to make! I baked mine a few more minutes because I wanted crust crispy. Will make again!

  4. 5 stars
    Made these with my grandson with fresh picked peaches. They are so easy, and so very good. Going to use this recipe with other fruits, think blueberries would be awesome. Highly recommend anyone to try these. Will always have puff pastry in freezer from now on.

    1. Yay! I’m so thrilled you and your grandson enjoyed the turnovers, Kevin! And blueberries would be delicious!

      1. That works, Kay! You’ll just likely need to increase the bake time.

  5. 5 stars
    Very easy to make! They are beautiful and totally delicious.
    I can’t wait to make them again and add fresh raspberries.
    I was afraid to get too creative on my first try!

  6. 5 stars
    Made these for the second time today. Only made 4 so used half of a large peach, a handful of fresh blueberries and also added a few fresh raspberries, they were delicious! Love the convenience of the frozen puff pastry!

  7. 5 stars
    These are WONDERFUL. I’ve made them several times already and am going to make them again with my granddaughter today. Great (and easy!) recipe!

    1. So glad you enjoyed them, Michael! A quick spin in the microwave is best to avoid overcooking the pastry by re-warming it in the oven.

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