Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 45 mins

Posting for ZWT6 (Greece)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb phyllo dough
  • 1 12 lbs shelled nuts (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, pine, nuts, mixed as desired)
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 34 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup oil
  • sesame seeds, lightly toasted, to sprinkle
  • SYRUP

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 lemon, juice of

Directions

  1. Grind nuts, mix with sugar and crumbs; Set aside
  2. Take one sheet of phyllo dough and cut lengthwise to make 4 long narrow strips.
  3. Dab each piece very lightly with oil
  4. Fold over top and bottom of each piece about 1/2 inch.
  5. Place 1 level tablespoon of the nut mixture on one corner and fold over to form a triangle.
  6. Continue folding over and over until the end of the strip
  7. Form several layered triangles.
  8. Place triangles on lightly grassed pan and bake at 325o F until light golden brown, 15-20 minutes.
  9. Watch baking carefully as they burn easily.
  10. When done, remove from pan and allow to cool on paper toweling.
  11. SYRUP:
  12. Cook syrup ingredients together until a drop from a spoon threads
  13. slightly, (about 20 minutes); Do not overcook.
  14. When triangles are cool, dip in warm syrup for not more than one minute.
  15. Remove and sprinkle with slightly roasted sesame seeds.