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Baklava Bites

Baklava Bites

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

30 minutes

Yield

24 servings

These delectable little baklava bites are not only delicious, but they look cute as a button! Each of them being filled with sweet, authentic greek flavors, amplified by the use of our Kosterina Organic Everyday Extra Virgin Olive Oil, these are sure to be a favorite by your family and friends. Or, make them for yourself for a quick treat, just store in the fridge and warm up whenever you need a little boost of happiness. Enjoy!

In this recipe

Organic Everyday Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Ingredients

  • ¼ Cup Walnuts
  • ¼ Cup Pistachios
  • ¼ Cup Almonds
  • 1 Tablespoon of Kosterina Everyday EVOO
  • ½ Lemon, Zested
  • 1.5 tablespoons of Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of Cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Boxes of Mini Filo Cups, you will use 24 cups

For Syrup:

  • ⅔  Cup Water
  • ⅓ Cup Honey
  • ⅓ Cup Sugar

Instructions

  1. 1

    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.  Add Walnuts, Pistachios, and Almonds to a baking sheet and toast in the oven for 8-10 minutes until fragrant. Let cool for 5 minutes.

  2. 2

    Add toasted nuts, lemon zest, EVOO, Sugar,  Cinnamon, Salt, and Vanilla to a food processor and pulse to chop. 

  3. 3

    Add mini filo cups to a mini muffin tin.  Fill each filo cup with 1 teaspoon of mixture from the food processor.  Bake for 10 minutes. 

  4. 4

    While those are baking, in a saucepan on medium-low heat add in water, honey, and sugar.  Turn heat to a simmer and stir every few minutes until combined and thickened, about 10 minutes.

  5. 5

    Pour 1 teaspoon of mixture into each cup and let it soak in.  Pour another teaspoon into each cup and then chill in the fridge for at least 5 hours or overnight before serving.

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