Date: Mon, 20 Feb 95 10:05:04 EST
A while back someone suggested putting a slice of pineapple in a folded sheet
of phyllo dough. I took their recipe and modified it a little and it worked
Fruit, drained - I used pineapple, cherries, and strawberries
pam or other spray oil (regular oil in a pump spray bottle would be cheaper and
flour and sugar, 50-50 mixture, about 1/2 c per cup to cup and a half of fruit.
Any fruit would work fine, I think. Take the fruit and thaw if frozen and
drain. Mix the flour/sugar mixture into the fruit. The flour thickens the
remaining juices of the fruit so it hopefully won't make the pastry soggy, and
sugar for sweetness (this amount of sugar is to MY taste, vary to adjust for
Take a few sheets of the phyllo dough and roll the rest back up. The phyllo
dries out very quickly. Fold each sheet of dough into fourths (fold in half
and then in half in the other direction), put a spoonful of fruit in the middle
of the dough, and fold the dough over the fruit into a neat little package.
Put the package onto a cookie sheet sprayed with Pam. When the cookie sheet is
full, spray the tops of all the packages with Pam to keep it from burning.
Bake in a 325 F oven for about 20 min - until a light golden brown color on
I really liked these. Some split and ran anyway, but they still tasted great,
even for breakfast the next day. It also works pretty well when I had to use 2
sheets for each package. When I got to the end of the box, the dough was
getting too dried out and wouldn't separate into single sheets, so I used