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Baklava Tartlets Recipe

Baklava Tartlets Recipe

Want a quick treat that's delicious and easy to do? These tartlets will do the trick. You can serve them right away, but they're better after chilling for about an hour in the refrigerator. —Ashley Eagon, Kettering, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:45 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 3 packages (1.9 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, mix the first five ingredients until blended; stir in walnuts. Spoon 2 teaspoons mixture into each tart shell. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 45 tartlets.

Nutritional Facts

1 tartlet: 76 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0g fiber), 2g protein .

Reviews for Baklava Tartlets

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MacBooks
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"Can I add nutmeg instead of cloves"

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chrissteve@sio.midco.net
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2014

"Very easy and tasty. I added more walnuts so I didn't have such a sticky bite. My husband loves nuts so that was perfect for him! I'm curious why some people thought they should be baked."

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piehlar
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2014

"A nice addition to our Christmas cookie collection! We added a dash of cardamom , too. A definite keeper recipe."

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BetseyWR
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2013

"Quick, tasty, easy and serves a lot. Have been asked for and have shared the recipe with many others. Great for a quick sweet bite."

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fouzball
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2013

"Awesome! I have made these several times...and am always asked for the recipe...Using a little less honey is good too...Otherwise no changes...Always a big hit! Tartlets come already baked... I have made the nut mixture the day before and prior to going to event. fill the tarts..."

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Sally Miner
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2012

"The shells I bought were already baked so I don't know why you would have to bake them again like others have stated. The only big change I made was not using all that honey, it makes them thin and runny. I just add until combined and then filled and put in the fridge. They were good the first time and after the change in honey great!"

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luquita
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"Very easy to make. Everyone at a wedding rehearsal dinner loved them!!"

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rnuesse
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"Not too bad but not great. I think it has too much butter in it. I will not make this again."

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peeks123
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2011

"And, I'd also fill the tarts before baking them, if it was made as mentioned in my other post, above. If you simply refrigerate them without using the ingredients as stated in the actual recipe, it won't turn out right. Not using the honey and lemon juice would require it to be baked IN the shell rather than spooning the ingredients in baked shells."

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peeks123
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2011

"The recipe sounds good, but it doesn't tell you to bake the shells first, as directed on the package. I assume it goes without saying, but the recipe should be complete, don't you think? Also, I make baklava often and I've never used lemon juice. My variation would be to use finely chopped pecans for half of the walnuts (makes it sweeter), use a sugar/cinnamon mix in place of the honey and use the honey as a "drizzle" over the top, being careful not to use too much. I haven't made this recipe yet, but with those variations, I think it would be terrific, so I said 'yes' to making it again."

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crankysad
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2010

"Very tasty. Super-duper easy and quick. The kids like them and I can't stop nibbling on them. Stores great back in the box. I am going to add this to my Christmas cookies routine...kids even put them in their lunches."

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ahawley1
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2010

"So easy and so good! One of the first things to go at my sister's baby shower!"

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judy knose
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2010

"use these for a baby shower made up ahead of time. went like hot cakes.They are good on top of being quick."

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Sally Miner
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2010

"I enjoyed these and so did my coworkers. The only thing I would change is not to use 3/4 cup of honey it's a bit too much and makes them very sweet. The next time I will cut it to about 1/3 to 1/2 cup."

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yjanney
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

"I thought the taste of these was OK but it needed some sort of creamy addition - whipped cream on top? I served them to 2 different parties with different groups of people and no one really ate them."

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mrs_h
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2009

"These are an easy treat, but they didn't have the "wow" factor for me."

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mltmmt
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2009

"Easy to make and extremely tasty!"

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Nancycb
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2009

"Made these for a party and everyone raved about them - almost everyone asked for the recipe. A definite keeper. P.S. for all the readers who asked - no baking required."

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LHultman
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2009

"Delicious and sooo easy. Served them on the dessert buffet at our retirement party, and everyone loved them! Making them to add to my holiday cookie repertoire."

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audrey0146
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2009

"Loved them! Easy and great tasting, whats not to like."

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chefemily
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"I would like to try this recipe but read the rating. Do you bake these?"

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tbeck3579
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"I, like many here, have never used Phyllo (fillo). I purchased the wrong one -- they come in "Traditional" sheets and "Mini Fillo Shells." Go to http://www.athensfoods.com/ for more information. The "mini's" do not need to be baked, and they do not need to be shaped in a muffin pan. When you buy them they look like the picture. So, it is a very simple recipe if you purchase the correct shell (unlike me :)"

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babe777c
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2009

"There is no temp or time for the cooking of tarts."

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Teddi777
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2009

"Aren't these baked at some point?"

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bowler4
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"Why can't I print your recipes?

When I try it is like I have already printed it."

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JanPH
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"Are these baked before the filling or after the filling."

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GLLEEFUL
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"Why can't I access other recipes? I do subscribe to most all of your magazines, including the cooking ones. I wanted to view the lemon curd tartlets, but it says I have to subscribe in order to. Why is this happening? Thank you, Glenda Fleming"

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lcarson123
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"My guess is that the shells themselves need to be baked and cooled before spooning the filling in. Look to the back of the phyllo package for cooking instructions if need be."

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woonan
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"would like to make these...but it's not clear as to if they are baked or not?! From the picture, it looks as though they are baked??!

woonan"

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groveygrandma
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"This is not a low calorie desert!! Why is it on this website? I do not think they are baked according to the picture."

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sonjap
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"DON'T YOU BAKE THESE???

WHAT TEMP AND HOW LONG???"

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casino2166
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"I live in Windsor On. i've seen them in specialty stores"

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lindaa
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"To the lady wondering about getting the shells in Ontario,

I have not seen them here yet, so if you don't live close to the border, just take a few sheets of the pastry sheets and cut them to fit a mini muffin pan, and you can make your own.
and for the other lady, by all means toss them in the oven for a few minutes, they will be great.......good luck.."

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Suzanne89534
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"Can we get the phyllo tart shells in Ontario, Canada?"

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cakiepie
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"I see that the shells don't have to be baked. I have never used them before, but if you

baked them would it give the tart just a little more crunchy texture?
Cakiepie"

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KScales
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"We apologize for any confusion with this recipe, but it really is as simple as it appears. The shells do not need pre-baked and mini muffin pans are not necessary. The shells can just be left in the trays they come in and refrigerated after adding the filling.

Taste of Home Test Kitchen"

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loridee318
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"Thanks so much for posting this recipe. We all love bakava, but it's a pain to make along with all the other holiday treats. This will be great! I love the convenience of these frozen tart shells."

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Anne m
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"Love this. Easy enough for my 86 yr old aunt. will pass on."

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kmnennhaus@mediacombb.net
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"What's the story on this ... are the frozen mini phyllo tart shells already pre-baked when purchased and not needing to be baked?

K"

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maryehan
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"It looks like the mini tart shells come already baked and ready to fill - how easy is that?"

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DIXIE2920
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"I AGREE THIS SEEMS TO HAVE LOTS LEFT OFF. IF I DIDNT SEE THE PICTURE WOULD NOT HAVE KNOWN TO PUT IN A MUFFIN PAN. AND DO YOU BAKE THE PHYLLO FIRST? AND FOR HOW LONG?"

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oeg1kallee
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"I am interested in making a large amount (500)-do you think these would freeze well?? Or how long could you keep them in the fridge?"

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Sandi Stricker
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"Do you bake the tart shells first? Put them in a tart pan & bake or just put the phyllo in tart pans & then mixture in & then freeze - no baking? ss"

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janmccoy
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"Re: Baklava Tartlets

Is something missing from this recipe? Surely, that's not just walnuts."

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302161
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"Baklava usually is about 95% nuts, these sound great."

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suboku
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"The photo looks like apple or something. Is the filling substance really all walnuts?"

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khomaha
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"I assume somewhere in the directions you're supposed to back the phyllo before adding the filling?"

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sonny927
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"NO baking.. the frozen shells are already baked"

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chanwd
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2009

"I tried it today. All my friends pretty much said it was too sweet. I would recommend maybe 1/2 or even a 1/3 of cup of honey instead of 3/4."

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VeraM
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2009

"Has anyone tried these? Do you first bake the phyllo shells before filling?

VeraM vll67@hotmail.com"

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sharonpattee@hotmail.com
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

"The phyllo shells are already baked and may be used directly from the package. The can also be baked if the filling requires baking."

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mary218
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2009

"dont you have to cook the phyllo tart shells???"

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