Sugar-Free No-Bake Baklava

This recipe of mine made it into the Bariatric Foodie PWMF 2015 contest cookbook.


Sugar-Free No-Bake Baklava

Sugar-Free No-Bake Baklava


  • 1 1/4 cups finely chopped walnuts or pecans (measured after chopping)
  • 1/2 cup Splenda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 45 pre-made mini fillo cups
  • Syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup Splenda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 6 tbsp sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free honey
  • 2 tsp cornstarch


  1. Make the sauce first, to allow time for it to cool.
  2. In a small saucepan combine water, Splenda, vanilla, lemon juice, sf maple
  3. syrup, and sf honey. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  4. Stir cornstarch into 2 teaspoons water until dissolved. Stir into honey mixture
  5. and boil for 1 minute. Set aside to cool.
  6. Toss finely chopped nuts with Splenda and cinnamon. Set aside.
  7. Thaw fillo cups. Fill cups with the nuts, Splenda and cinnamon mix and top
  8. with the syrup.
  9. Makes 45 pieces.

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