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  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Prepare mixture for filling.
  3. Butter lightly an 11 inch x 16 inch baking pan, which has some depth.
  4. The pastry sheets are usually about this size.
  5. Place 6 sheets, sprinkling each with melted butter, in the bottom of pan.
  6. Set aside 6 sheets for the top.
  7. Proceed to pile remaining sheets, each sprinkled with butter, in pan, alternating with nut mixture.
  8. Place last 6 sheets on top, sprinkling with butter only.
  9. Bake for about one hour or until lightly browned.
  10. To complete baklava: when baked, remove from oven and allow to cool slightly; cut in diamond-shaped pieces and pour syrup over all while both are at a warm temperature.