Easy mini baklava cups ~ phyllo dough cups filled with finely chopped nuts and drizzled with honey
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Mini Baklava Cups

Easy Mini Baklava Cups ~ a simple, delicious no fail mini dessert of phyllo dough cups filled with finely chopped nuts, cinnamon and honey.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: baklava cups
Servings: 6
Author: A Gouda Life


  • 1 15 count pkg mini phyllo cups
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon hot tap water
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  • Finely chop the nuts and add to a medium size bowl then add the lemon zest, sugar, butter, cinnamon, salt and vanilla, stirring to blend.
  • Blend the honey and hot water reserving about 2 tablespoons of the honey/water, then add the remainder to the nut mixture.
  • Fill the cups with about 1 tablespoon per cup dividing equally.
  • Bake at 350 degrees 8-10 minutes until nuts are lightly toasted.
  • Remove from the oven and drizzle the remaining honey-water mixture over the top of each cup.