Mini Frozen Baklava

May/June 2013

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Try this recipe for frozen mini baklava bites using low-fat frozen yogurt the next time you want to whip up a quick dessert. Shelf-stable mini phyllo cups are widely available, but for this recipe the frozen cups are best.

Mini Frozen Baklava

Makes: 15 servings

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  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt, softened
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pistachios, plus 15 shelled pistachios, divided
  • 15 frozen mini phyllo cups (1.9-ounce package)
  • 4 teaspoons honey


  1. Combine frozen yogurt and pistachios in a medium bowl. Keeping phyllo cups in their plastic tray, fill each with about 2 teaspoons of the frozen yogurt. Drizzle with honey and top with a whole pistachio. Freeze until firm, at least 1 1/2 hours.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and keep in the freezer for up to 3 days.


Per serving: 46 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 3 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 0 g fiber; 16 mg sodium; 53 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate

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