Phyllo pastry recipes

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    Apple Phyllo Strudel

    • Ground almonds not only add flavour to the filling but also help soak up the sweet juices from the apples. Phyllo pastry makes a great and...
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    Asparagus, Mushroom and Canadian Parmesan Strudel

    • Cut each mushroom into 4 slices. Halve, core and seed red pepper; cut in half crosswise and slice. In bowl, toss together mushrooms, red pepper,...
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    Blue Cheese, Walnut and Arugula Phyllo Crisps

    • The strong flavour of blue cheese mellows when baked in this buttery phyllo pastry. Serve these delicious little packages as is or with an onion...
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    Cheddar and Cranberry Phyllo Bundles

    • Crisp baked bundles with a gooey filling and hint of cranberry will be the talk of your holiday gathering.
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    Chocolate Hazelnut Baklava

    • This twist on the honey-nut pastry version has the added appeal of milk chocolate in the filling. An offset spatula makes removal from the pan...
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    Chocolate Phyllo Cigars

    • Crispy on the outside with a dark chocolate filling, these flaky bites are both easy and elegant. Have a package of phyllo dough on hand in your...
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    Feta Spinach Strudel Bites

    • For a milder taste, use Parmesan instead of the stronger Romano cheese.
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    Flaky Phyllo Cups

    • Flaky phyllo cups hold impressive party hors d'oeuvres. Or, for dessert, fill them with ice cream and fruit or nuts or chocolate sauce. Muffin cups...
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    Flaky Strawberry Cream Pie

    • A phyllo crust takes the heavenly combination of strawberries and cream to the next level in this pie. Assemble the crust quickly, as the pastry...
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    Garlic Cheese Cigars

    • ¬†Asiago will give a sharper cheese flavour than creamier and milder Fontina.
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    Ham and Canadian Brie Tart

    • Lightly brush 9-inch (2.5 L) springform pan with some of the butter. Place 1 sheet phyllo on work surface, keeping remainder covered with plastic...
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    Kataifi-Wrapped Shrimp with Smoked Paprika Mayonnaise

    • Look for kataifi (shredded phyllo pastry) in the freezer of Middle Eastern, Greek or gourmet grocery stores. Though all you'll need is about...
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    Mincemeat Apple Baskets

    • Serve the baskets warm with Devon cream, vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt.
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    Mincemeat Strudel

    • Place mincemeat in bowl and mix with pears and lemon rind; set aside. Place 1 sheet of phyllo on damp tea towel. Cover remaining phyllo with...
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    Pistachio Wafers with Lemon Honey Mousse

    • A stack of golden phyllo and lemony mousse makes a crispy-smooth and utterly delicious dessert.
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    Roast Beef and Horseradish Phyllo Cups

    • A bit like mini sandwiches with a creamy filling, these intriguing bites taste best made with rare roast beef.
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    Roasted Vegetable Strudel

    • Flaky phyllo pastry is the perfect envelope to contain these tender roasted vegetables. Feel free to change up the vegetables – red peppers,...
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    Shrimp and Avocado Salad Phyllo Cups

    • Vibrant fresh flavours are the features of this filling.
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    Spiced Lamb Rolls

    • Dried currants and cinnamon add sweetness to the spicy lamb filling wrapped in crisp pastry. If you like, slip a mint leaf under the pastry when...
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    Spinach and Feta Burek

    • These warm, flaky and cheesy bites are similar to Greek spanakopita triangles, but they have the addition of allspice. Phyllo pastry dries out...
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    Spinach, Feta and Egg Pie

    • Here, the classic Greek pairing of spinach and feta cheese combines with eggs to fill a crisp phyllo pie. Use a serrated knife for neat and easy...
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    Strawberry White Chocolate Tart with Mascarpone

    • Juicy berries, a crispy shell and a creamy filling make a great combination of textures in this irresistible dessert. You can also use 8 oz (250 g)...
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    Thai Crab Salad Phyllo Cups

    • The fresh taste and cool colours of this salad filling lend glamour to an appetizer.
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    Turkey Pot Pie

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    • One sheet of phyllo makes a soft, slightly crisp wrapper for these triangular cheese-filled pastries. For a crunchy version, use two sheets,...