Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 6 golden delicious apples

  2. 6 granny smith apples

  3. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  4. 6 tablespoons granulated sugar

  5. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Nut mixture:

  6. 2 1/2 cups walnuts, chopped

  7. 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  8. 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

  9. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  10. 24 sheets phyllo dough

  11. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

  12. 2 tablespoons plain dry bread crumbs

  13. 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. : Saute the apples first to let the water evaporate ensures a crisp crust. Apple layer: Peel and slice apples. Melt butter in Dutch oven over high heat. Add apples, sugar and cinnamon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender and juices are evaporated, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool. Nut mixture: Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Trim phyllo sheets to 13 x 9-inch rectangles. Cover with plastic wrap. Brush a 13 x 9-inch metal baking pan with butter. Place 1 phyllo sheet in pan and brush with some of the melted butter. Layer 5 more phyllo sheets on top, brushing each with butter. Spread 2 cups nut mixture on top and repeat layering with 6 more phyllo sheets and butter. Spread apple mixture on top. Repeat layering with 6 more phyllo sheets and butter. Sprinkle remaining nut mixture on top. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and layer with the 6 remaining phyllo sheets and butter. With sharp knife, cut lengthwise through pastry and filling into 1 1/2 inch-wide strips, then cut diagonally at 2-inch intervals to make diamonds. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden. Drizzle honey on top and bake 5 minutes more. Cool in pan on wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature with whipped or ice cream.


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