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Pecan Phyllo Rolls

Yields1 Serving

Topped with pecans and a sweet lemon-syrup, these phenomenal phyllo rolls make for a divine dessert.

 3 cups (may substitute Pecan Meal) Pecan Fancy granules
 1 lb Phyllo Dough
 1 lb unsalted butter, melted
Syrup:
 1 ¾ cups sugar
 1 ¼ cups water
 1 tbsp lemon juice
1

Thaw Phyllo dough in package in refrigerator overnight, then bring to room temperature 2 hours before use.

2

Un-roll Phyllo on counter. Using a 20 x 3/8 inch wooden dowel for rolling.

3

In a small bowl, combine pecan granules with cinnamon until covered thoroughly. Set aside.

4

Brush full sheet of phyllo with melted butter then lightly sprinkle pecan granules evenly over phyllo.

5

Place dowel at the wide end of the phyllo and tightly roll full sheet, then brush second sheet with butter only and roll a second layer.

6

Using hands push together phyllo on dowel bunching up dough in the middle approximately 9 inches long then slide off dowel onto baking pan.

7

Brush with butter.

8

Continue until enough portions are made.

9

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake rolls for 30 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown.

Make the Syrup:
10

Combine sugar, water and lemon juice in sauce pot, bring to a boil for 10 minutes.

11

Cool.

12

Cut rolls into portions then drizzle the syrup on rolls until absorbed and let stand for at least 1 hour before serving.