Cinnamon & Sugar Baklava


Makes 24 square pieces & 48 triangular pieces


1/2 box phyllo dough (found in frozen section)

1/2 box graham crackers crushed in food processor

1 pound melted butter

2 cups brown sugar, packed

2 teaspoons cinnamon


pastry brush

parchment paper


method:

  • preheat oven to 350 F

  • mix brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside

  • cut parchment paper to fit bottom on sheet tray

  • brush the bottom of sheet tray with butter so parchment paper will stick

  • gently peel one sheet of phyllo dough from the stack (cover remaining stack to prevent dry dough) lay on top of buttered parchment paper

  • gently brush ENTIRE phyllo dough sheet with butter... ALL OF IT

  • sprinkle crushed graham crackers evenly over sheet

  • add another sheet of phyllo dough. brush with butter

  • sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon mixture over whole sheet of buttered phyllo dough

  • add a sheet of phyllo dough on top and brush with butter

  • repeat process until phyllo dough is used up

  • brush top layer with butter and sprinkle the remaining graham crackers over the top

  • bake at 350 F for 20-25 minutes or until browned

  • remove from oven and let cool

  • cut into squares or triangles

  • serve warm or cool preferably with vanilla ice cream

*store in an air tight container in fridge up to 7 days




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