Does it have a lot of calories? Yes. Is it worth it? Yes, yes, yes.
Ingredients for 4 individual snake-shape pies:
For the pastry:
- 12 sheets of filo dough
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon and 2 Tbsp icing sugar to decorate
- 7 oz (200 g) raw pistachios, peeled and ground
- 10,6 oz (300 g) butter
- 12,3 oz (350 g) Nutella
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
Melt butter on top of the oven. Take a sheet of filo pastry and brush with butter.
Place another sheet above, brush again with butter and repeat the procedure until you have three sheets of pastry one above another. Heat Nutella in a double broiler for 5 minutes. Spread evenly 1/4 of the Nutella in the middle part of the highest pastry sheet and add 1/4 of the pistachios. Roll the sheet into a thin roll and place on a baking tray covered with baking paper. Shape the other three pies into of a coiled snake shape and add to the first one.
Bake until crisp and golden (about 30 minutes). Take out of the oven, sprinkle with icing sugar and garnish with pistachios.Serve hot.