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Mini Paklava

This short cut method provides a bite-sized paklava with all the taste, but without the fuss!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 30 pieces

Ingredients
  

  • 2 15-count pkgs. Phyllo cups (Athens brand; found in the frozen food section of grocery store)

Finning Ingredients

  • 2 cups walnuts or pecans (finely chopped)
  • tsp. cinnamon

Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Making the Filling: Mix the chopped nuts and cinnamon together in a bowl and set aside until ready to use.
  • Making the Simple Syrup: In a small pot, combine the sugar & water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, stirring now and then, until sugar is dissolved and mixture begins to thicken a bit, coating the back of a spoon. Stir in lemon juice. Remove pot from heat. Cool until ready to use.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Remove phyllo cups from packaging and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Put about one heaping teaspoon of nut filling in each cup.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. While still hot, drizzle a little of the cooled simple syrup over each cup.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature. (Note: for a neater presentation, place each phyllo cup in a mini cupcake paper liner.)
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