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Chocolate and pecan pastries
Chocolate and pecan pastries 4.3-5 9
  • Calories: 1300 kj
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g

How to Make:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line two large oven trays with baking paper. Combine pecans, cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil gently until melted. Cut filo sheets in half crossways. Cover with a damp tea-towel so they don't dry out.
  3. Working with one sheet of pastry at a time, lightly brush half the sheet with butter mixture. Sprinkle over some pecan mixture. Fold pastry in half crossways. Brush top lightly with some more butter. Place about a teaspoon of chopped chocolate 1cm in from the edge on the shorter end. Fold end over chocolate, then fold in sides about 1cm on each. Roll up into a long thin cigarette shape. Place on prepared tray. Repeat the process with the remaining pastry and filling.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until pale golden in colour. Remove from oven and dust heavily with icing sugar while still hot. Cool completely. Serve with coffee.
Time for preparing:
15 min.


  • 100g pecans, finely processed
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 125g butter
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 20 sheets filo pastry
  • 250g dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • Icing sugar, to dust