These are melt in your mouth cookies, with a traditional baklava taste they will be a family favorite! Happy Holidays.


  • 1 c. butter
  • 1/3 or more orange juice concentrate
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 3 c. flour
  • Syrup:
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/2 c. honey
  • Rolling Mixtures:
  • 1 1/2 c. chopped fine, walnut (can use pecans)
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1 t. cinnamon


Heat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease cookie sheet. Use mixer and make a medium dough that will not stick to hands. Add the 1/2 c. juice first then gradually add a T. more at a time if necessary. Pinch off a clump of big fist clump of dough and roll out with your palms to form a big pencil shape about 1/2 inch wide. Use knife and cut 1 1/2 inch pieces, cut on an angle (you should have a 1 1/2 inch piece of dough with irregular triangle shape. Bake for 20 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.

While cookies are baking, boil syrup ingredients for 5 minutes.

Let cookies cool slightly and dip in syrup (doesn't have to be hot) and roll each one in rolling mixture. Place on wire rack to cool.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Internet
Submitted By: Savannah Wilson
Baklava Cookies