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Cranberry Phyllo Triangles

 Cranberry Phyllo Triangles
It's hard to eat just one of these crispy cranberry-filled triangles. It you prefer, make the chocolate version instead.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
30 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon shredded orange peel
  • 20 sheets phyllo dough (14 inches x 9 inches)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar, raisins, pecans, honey
  • and orange peel; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered,
  • for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and discard any juice.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Lightly brush one sheet of phyllo with butter; place another sheet of
  • phyllo on top and brush with butter. Keep remaining phyllo covered
  • with plastic wrap and a damp towel to prevent drying. Cut the two
  • layered sheets into three 14-in. x 3-in. strips. Place a teaspoon of
  • cranberry filling in lower corner on each strip. Fold dough over
  • filling, forming a triangle. Fold triangle up, then fold triangle
  • over, forming another triangle. Continue folding, like a flag, until
  • you come to the end of the strip. Brush end of dough with butter and
  • press onto triangle to seal. Turn triangle and brush top with melted
  • butter. Repeat with remaining strips of dough and remaining sheets

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Cranberry Phyllo Triangles (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • of phyllo.
  • Place triangles on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 15-17
  • minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Sprinkle with
  • confectioners' sugar. Yield: 30 triangles.
For Chocolate Phyllo Triangles: In a microwave-safe or heavy saucepan, melt 8 oz. of chopped semisweet chocolate. Stir in 3/4 cup toasted pecans. Place a heavy teaspoonful on phyllo strip. Fold up as directed above.
Nutritional Facts: 1 triangle (calculated without confectioners' sugar)equals 78 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.