Maple Walnut Filo Triangle

filo-walnut

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • • 2 cups walnuts, chopped coarsely
  • • ¼ cup coconut flakes
  • • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • • 12 sheets whole-wheat pastry filo
  • • ¼ cup ghee or vegetable spray
  • • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

Heat the ghee and maple syrup in a sauté pan. Add the walnuts and sauté until well coated. Stir in the coconut flakes and cinnamon. Continue to combine until well coated.
 
Cut a whole filo pastry sheet into 4 equal-sized pieces. Very lightly spread the ghee on the sheets with a pastry brush. (You can also use vegetable spray instead of ghee. Lightly spray the sheets with the vegetable oil.) Stack the 4 pieces on top of each other.
 
Place some of the chopped walnut mixture into the corner of the filo pastry. Fold into a triangle starting at the corner and keep folding until the triangle is complete.
 
Place on a sprayed sheet pan, lightly brush some ghee on top, and sprinkle with nutmeg. Bake at 350 degrees (F) for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Recipe courtesy of Chopra.com