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25 Easy Phyllo Dough Recipes

From decadent desserts to mouthwatering mains, you won’t believe how many yummy meals you can pull together with these delicious phyllo dough recipes.

Try a tasty slice of Greek-inspired spanakopita, bite into flaky orange cake, and enjoy an apple, cheddar, and bacon snack tart. 

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There are so many enticing eats in this list of phyllo dough recipes, you’ll need lots of flaky pastry and a big appetite!

1. Baklava Rolls

A traditional Greek treat, baklava is a sweet layered cake made from pastry, nuts, and honey.

This super-flaky version is delightfully light, but still rich enough to satisfy. 

2. Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potato Phyllo Casserole

This inventive recipe is a punched-up version of the classic sweet potato casserole. 

Made with layers of buttery phyllo and topped with crunchy sage pecans, it’s a sweet and savory must-try!

3. Spanakopita

It doesn’t get much better than rich, creamy, gooey spanakopita.

This vegan treat is a comfort food casserole, made with fresh spinach and cream cheese sandwiched between layers of flaky pastry.

4. Tiropita

Calling all cheese lovers! You’ll have to try this tiropita, made with four different types of cheese. 

Tangy feta, salty parmesan, mild gouda, and creamy ricotta are blended together and crammed between golden sheets of pastry.

Bake it until it turns into gooey goodness and enjoy!

5. Greek Orange Cake

This juicy orange cake bursts with citrus flavors in every moist mouthful.

Zesty, tangy, and sweet, it’s a bright combo of orange syrup and soft, spongy pastry. 

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6. Kunafa

Kunafa is a Middle Eastern dessert made with shredded phyllo and formed into a moist cake.

You can stuff your kunafa with almost anything to make it sweet or savory.

This recipe sticks to the sweet version, packing the cake with a syrupy custard-like filling.

7. Mini-Apple, Cheddar & Bacon Phyllo Snack Tart

These tiny tarts pack a big punch. Crunchy, sweet, savory, and salty, they’re a gorgeous blend of tastes and textures.

They’re also perfect for lunch boxes and very kid-friendly.

8. Zucchini Phyllo Pie

This vegetarian recipe is a great pick for summer. 

Light and fluffy, it’s full of caramelized zucchini, fresh corn, shallots, and fresh herbs. It’s all wrapped up in a delightfully flaky phyllo crust.

9. Roasted Winter Vegetable Baklava

Baklava is generally a dessert, but this unique recipe gives it a savory spin.

Roasted root veggies and fresh fennel are baked in a walnut phyllo crust. This is a keeper, perfect for fall dinners and winter brunches.

10. Greek Honey Nut Pie

This delicious dessert is very similar to baklava, but with fewer layers.

Here, the honey and nut filling is spread thickly between two phyllo dough slices to create a rich pie. 

11. Phyllo Pizza with Chicken

We all love pizza, but sometimes the thick crust can leave you feeling bloated.

Cut your carbs with this phyllo version. Topped with cheesy chicken and fresh herbs, it’s just as good as the real thing but a whole lot lighter.

12. Pumpkin Phyllo Turnovers

Serve these fall-flavored turnovers as your next Thanksgiving appetizer, and you’ll wow your guests.

They’re golden brown and crispy on the outside, sweet and creamy on the inside.

You’ll be amazed at how addictive pumpkin can be!

13. Phyllo Dough Meat Rolls

If you like spring rolls, you’ll love this meaty version. 

Made with buttery phyllo and a beef and cheese filling, they’re the perfect finger food. Make lots because you’ll need them!

14. Phyllo Wrapped Baked Brie Bites

Looking for your next holiday appetizer? Check out these flaky pastry brie bites.

Gooey brie and tart cranberries are encased in a toasted phyllo crust.

Add a hint of fresh rosemary, and you’ll have an elegant app that’ll impress guests.

15. Date and Walnut Phyllo Rolls with Greek Yogurt

I love homemade candy, and these delightful dessert rolls are a favorite in my house. 

Flaky pastry is stuffed with dates, walnuts, cardamom, and orange peel. Easy to make and even easier to eat, they’re crazy good. 

16. Chocolate Filled Phyllo Triangles

Bite into these tempting triangles and you’ll be rewarded with a mouthful of soft, creamy, chocolate spread.

They’re a little like the classic French pain au chocolat, and all kinds of wonderful. 

17. Tomato Ricotta Phyllo Tart

A vegetarian treat, this tomato and ricotta tart is a great choice for a healthy, upscale lunch.

Make this one in the summer when heirloom tomatoes are at their best. And don’t forget to add plenty of fresh basil.

18. Asparagus and Feta Tartlets with Phyllo Crust

These tiny tartlets are the ideal spring appetizer.

Tender asparagus spears are layered onto a feta and lemon blend and spread onto a phyllo dough base. You’ll love these bright and tangy mini-treats.

19. Baklava Cheesecake

New York cheesecake meets Greek baklava in this cross-cultural dessert. 

The golden phyllo crust is packed with a creamy, nutty filling and baked to moist perfection. This is food fusion at its finest!

20. Balsamic Blueberry Phyllo Rolls

Sharp, tangy, and beautifully sweet, these balsamic blueberry rolls are a unique treat.

They’re warm pockets of crispy phyllo that spill out juicy berries.

Serve them warm for an instant dessert, or let them chill for a grab-and-go snack.

21. Apple Galette in Phyllo Dough

Apple galettes are great for when you crave apple pie but can’t be bothered doing all that pie prep.

This simple recipe uses phyllo dough for the base. Simply roll it out, top with chopped apples, and bake until beautifully browned.

22. Phyllo Cups with Fruit

Do you have fruit, cream cheese, phyllo, and 15 minutes? Then you’ll have cute, tiny fruit cups!

23. Apricot Phyllo Galette with Custard

Flaky phyllo, custard, and juicy apricot slices come together in this elegant summer galette. 

Easy to make, and very satisfying, this is a great choice for your next family gathering or special occasion. 

24. Lebanese Shaabiyat Dessert

Take a trip to Lebanon with this unusual dessert. 

Layers of phyllo squish together a creamy, sweet filling in this Middle Eastern favorite. It’s different, decadent, and delicious!

25. Goat Cheese Phyllo Cups 

Made with just 6 ingredients and only 15 minutes of prep, these goat cheese cups are a time-saver for busy cooks.

They taste great too, thanks to the addictive combo of all those sweet and savory flavors.

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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