Sweet Potato “Baklava” #SP5

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix A twist on traditional Baklava using Simply Potatoes Mashed Sweet Potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups Simply Potatoes Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • 22 sheets phyllo dough, covered with damp cloth, cut into 8 ", squares
  • 13 cup melted butter
  • 23 cup chopped walnuts
  • 12 cup honey

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter the bottom and sides of 8x8 glass baking dish.
  3. Place 2 sheets phyllo dough in bottom of pan and brush with butter.
  4. Repeat 3 more times.
  5. Spread Simply Potatoes Mashed Sweet Potatoes evenly over the phyllo dough. (it helps to use an offset spatula).
  6. Place 2 sheets phyllo dough over sweet potato layer and brush with butter.
  7. Sprinkle a third of your nuts over this layer.
  8. Add 2 more sheets phyllo dough and brush with butter.
  9. Repeat the phyllo, butter, nut layers 2 more times, making sure the last top layer has butter.
  10. Cut in half with a sharp knife.
  11. Make four slices the opposite direction, being sure to cut all the way to the bottom. You should have 8 pieces.
  12. Bake for 50 minutes until golden brown.
  13. Brush honey evenly over top and let cool.