Mediterranean Philo Pockets with Spicy Apricot Dip

Bob Cooney


Here is something very unique and unusual... This Recipe is the " Creation " of Brandi Kirkpatrick and Fireman Bob Cooney

It is... " Mediterranean Philo Pockets with Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce "
by Brandi Kirkpatrick and Fireman Bob Cooney

One day, Brandie and I were joking around, we talked about " joining " forces and creating a Unique dish!

Well, I am here to say... The " joking and kidding " has produced something very special.

We hope that you all enjoy!

Brandi Kirkpatrick and Fireman Bob Cooney

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6 to 8
20 Min
20 Min
Convection Oven


2 c
chopped cooked and seasoned chicken
baby bella fresh mushrooms, chopped
green onions, finely sliced
1/2 tsp
dried sage - chopped
1/2 tsp
dried thyme - chopped
1/2 c
golden raisins, chopped
8 oz
cream cheese - room temp
8 oz
feta cheese - crumbled
1 stick
1 pkg
frozen philo dough, thawed
spicy apricot dipping sauce
1 c
apricot jam
2 tsp
grated horseradish or to taste
4 tsp
lime juice
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
kosher salt to tatse


1In a large skillet, saute mushrooms in butter. Add green onions, raisins, chicken and spices. Heat through. Let cool for 5 minutes.

In a large bowl, combine mushroom-chicken mixture with cream cheese and Feta. Gently fold together until well combined. Set aside.

Carefully work with the Philo dough, you will need to have a damp paper towel or cloth to keep the dough you are not working with from drying out.
2Melt butter, Cut Philo dough into 2-1/2 inch strips, Take 2 thin sheets and brush with butter. Place one hearty teaspoon scoop of chicken-mushroom mixture onto the end of the buttered strip.

Carefully, fold dough in a triangle pattern, like folding a flag.
Place on a cookie sheet. Repeat until the cookie sheet is full.

Coat triangles with butter and bake for 15-20 minutes.
3Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce

Combine all ingredients and mix,

You can service this dipping sauce heated or chilled.

Brandi and I hope You Enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom