Chocolate Turnovers Recipe

A baking tray full of Chocolate Turnovers
Chocolate Turnovers Recipe
Yield: 18 servings


  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) dark Chocolate Chips or Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 package (17.3 oz.) frozen puff pastry, thawed (2 sheets)
  • 1 egg, beaten with 2 teaspoons water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)


  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips and cinnamon in small bowl; set aside.
  3. Unfold one pastry sheet; roll on lightly floured surface to form 12-inch square.
  4. Cut into nine 4-inch squares.
  5. Place 1 heaping tablespoon chip mixture onto center of each square.
  6. Lightly brush egg mixture onto edges of each square.
  7. Fold diagonally in half; seal edges.
  8. Transfer to ungreased baking sheet.
  9. Repeat procedure with remaining puff pastry sheet and remaining chip mixture.
  10. Lightly brush tops of turnovers with egg mixture.
  11. Bake 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  12. Remove from baking sheet to wire rack.
  13. Place remaining 1/2 cup chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl.
  14. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 seconds; stir.
  15. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred.
  16. Drizzle melted chocolate over each turnover.


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