Baklava Diamonds

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 667
Yield: 18 - 24


1 (1-pound) box phyllo pastry
1 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup chopped nuts
3/4 cup butter, melted
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon juice


Cut phyllo dough in half and trim to fit into a 9x13-inch pan. Lay half on bottom. Mix sugar, cinnamon, and nuts; spread over phyllo; put remaining half of pastry over top. Cut into diamonds. Pour butter over top. Bake at 325° about 50 minutes.

Combine all in saucepan; bring to a boil. Simmer to consistency of thick syrup; cool. Drizzle over hot baklava diamonds.

Fun Fact: Know how to be a "diamond cutter"? For a 9x13-inch pan, cut six equal strips lengthwise. Then cut 1 1/2-inch strips diagonally

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 667
Calories from Fat: 367

This Baklava Diamonds recipe is from the Fast & Fabulous Party Foods and Appetizers Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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