Maple Walnut Filo Triangle

Close up of Maple Walnut Filo Triangle

Close up of Maple Walnut Filo Triangle


  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 cups walnuts, chopped coarsely
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 12 sheets whole-wheat pastry filo
  • ¼ cup ghee or vegetable spray
  • 1 tsp nutmeg


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat the ghee and maple syrup in a sauté pan.
  3. Add the walnuts and sauté until well coated. Stir in the coconut flakes and cinnamon.
  4. Continue to combine until well coated.
  5. Cut a whole filo pastry sheet into 4 equal-sized pieces.
  6. Very lightly spread the ghee on the sheets with a pastry brush. You can also use vegetable spray instead of ghee (lightly spray the sheets with the vegetable oil).
  7. Stack the 4 pieces on top of each other.
  8. Place some of the chopped walnut mixture into the corner of the filo pastry.
  9. Fold into a triangle starting at the corner and keep folding until the triangle is complete.
  10. Place on a sprayed sheet pan, lightly brush some ghee on top, and sprinkle with nutmeg.
  11. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 15 mins, or until golden brown.