To make fried apple turnovers similar to those previously served at McDonald's, simmer sliced apples, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, butter and brown sugar until the apples are tender, and fill pieces of puff pastry with the apple mixture. Fry the turnovers at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until the turnovers are golden brown.
McDonald's restaurants currently serves baked apple turnovers. To make a baked apple turnovers similar to those currently served at McDonald's, bake the turnovers at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes after folding the apple mixture into squares of puff pastry.
To make apple turnovers similar to those served at Arby's, peel and slice 4 apples, and place the apples in a saucepan over medium-high heat with 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon each of cornstarch and lemon juice. Simmer the apples until they are tender, and allow the apples to cool in the refrigerator.
After the apples cool, place 1 package of puff pastry on a floured surface, roll the pastry out into a 12-inch square, and cut the pastry into 4 6-inch squares. Place apples on one side of the pastry, and fold the pastry over the apples diagonally to form a triangle. Crimp the edges of the pastry with a fork to seal the turnover, and bake the turnovers at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes.