Such a simple dessert recipe for Pumpkin Phyllo Turnovers. Thin layers of phyllo sheets with a wonderful and easy pumpkin spice and cream cheese filling folded into triangles. These mini pastry triangles are going to become a hit, especially during the fall and pumpkin season!

Pumpkin phyllo turnovers on a platter with powdered sugar and a icing drizzle.

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This phyllo and pumpkin filling recipe is going to rock your world. These pastry triangles are the perfect combination of sweet pumpkin cheesecake filling and crunchy, flaky layers of phyllo dough. It will become a fall favorite, true story.

Pumpkin phyllo turnovers on a platter with powdered sugar and a icing drizzle.

How to make cream cheese pumpkin spice filling-

This pumpkin cheesecake filling is so easy to make. All you have to do is beat the cream cheese with sugar until creamy. Add in the pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice seasoning and you have yourself a wonderful fall filling for sweet desserts.

The cream cheese and pumpkin filling for the filo dough for these pumpkin phyllo turnovers.

How to make Pastry Triangles with Phyllo Dough-

Don’t be intimidated to work with phyllo sheets. They are very delicate and require care but turn out SO delicious.

  • Thaw phyllo sheets, remove 3 sheets. Keep remaining sheets covered with a towel or plastic wrap (sheets tend to dry quickly). Place one phyllo sheet onto the working surface. Lightly brush with butter, repeat with remaining 2 sheets. Using a pizza cutter, cut sheets in half lengthwise, creating two long rectangles.
  • Add some filling to the corner of the rectangle (see picture), be sure to leave space around the filling.
  • Fold over creating a triangle and press down to seal the edges so the filling won’t ooze out. Then keep folding over and until all of the dough/filling is used.
  • Continue with remaining ingredients. Brush tops of turnovers with butter
  • Bake 14-16 minutes, or until the turnovers are golden brown.
  • Once triangles have cooled, dust with powdered sugar, optional.

How to make this pumpkin phyllo turnovers recipe.

Leftovers may be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. The turnovers can be reheated in desired.

Other great pumpkin recipes to enjoy; Pumpkin Bundt Cake, or the Pumpkin Cream Puffs.

Pumpkin Phyllo Turnovers

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Thing layers of phyllo sheets with a cream cheese pumpkin filling, wonderful Pumpkin Phyllo Turnovers. 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
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Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F at step 5. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar until creamy. Add pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Unwrap and unroll the phyllo dough. Remove 3 sheets. Keep remaining sheets covered with a towel or plastic wrap (sheets tend to dry quickly). Place one phyllo sheet onto a working surface. Lightly brush with butter. Repeat with remaining 2 sheets. Using a pizza cutter, cut sheets in half long way, creating two long rectangles.
  • Add some filling to the corner end of the rectangle (see picture), be sure to leave space around the filling. Fold over creating a triangle and press down to close edges so the filling won’t ooze out. Then keep folding over and until all of the dough/filling is used.
  • Continue with remaining ingredients. Brush tops of turnovers with butter.
  • Bake 14-16 minutes, or until the turnovers are golden brown. 
  • Cool pastry triangles and dust with powdered sugar. 
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. The turnovers can be reheated if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 2gFat: 2gSodium: 173mgPotassium: 57mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 2385IUVitamin C: 0.7mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1.4mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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