Baklava Triangles

Baklava Triangles
Yield: 24 triangles Prep 15 mins Bake 375°F 13 mins to 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups walnut pieces, chopped
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 package (16 ounces) phyllo pastry dough, thawed
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • Confectioners sugar, for dusting

Make It

1. In bowl, mix walnuts, honey, syrup, cinnamon and cloves.

2. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Spread 17 x 12-inch sheet phyllo dough on work surface; cover remaining sheets with plastic wrap and damp towel. Brush half the sheet along length with melted butter. Fold in half lengthwise (17 x 6-inch rectangle). Brush with butter; cut in half lengthwise (two 17 x 3-inch strips). Place heaping teaspoon nut mixture on one end of strip. Fold corner diagonally over filling to make triangle; continue folding, flag style, until strip is folded into a triangle. Place, seam side down, on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with other strip, and remaining phyllo and filling (for a total of 24 triangles).

3. Bake in 375 degree F oven 13 to 15 minutes, until golden and crispy. Cool on rack. Store airtight up to 3 days. Just before serving, dust with confectioners sugar.