Baklava Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 783
Yield: 2 dozen


1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons honey
3/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 (18-ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough


In a saucepan over low heat, melt butter; stir in powdered sugar and honey. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in nuts, cinnamon and lemon zest. Let cool 30 minutes. Shape cooled butter mixture into 1/2-inch balls. Divide cookie dough into 24 pieces. Roll each piece of dough into a ball and place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 6 minutes. Remove cookies and press a butter-mixture ball into the center of each cookie. Bake an additional 6 to 7 minutes, until edges are golden. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 783
Calories from Fat: 399

This Baklava Cookies recipe is from the 101 Cupcake, Cookie & Brownie Recipes Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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