Winged Squares

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    36 pieces

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

This way of shaping the dough results in fluffy and crispy baklawa. Traditionally, whole shelled and skinned pistachios are used for the filling, but Egg-white Nut Filling may be substituted.


  • One 16 oz/450 g package fillo dough, thawed
  • ½ to ¾ cup (<


  • Preheat oven to 350°F/175°C/gas mark 4.
  • Stack 10 sheets of fillo, brushing each lightly with melted butter. Do not brush the top layer, to help the pieces stay in shape after forming them.
  • Divide the stack into squares. The size depends on how s