Is there a way to save phyllo dough after it has been defrosted and out on the counter for a while?

Making dinner last night, I used about 1/2 of a roll of phyllo dough but left all the sheets on the kitchen counter while I prepared the dish. Is there a way to rescue those thawed, kind of dried out sheets?



boulangere May 23, 2011
That's honestly my favorite use for phyllo.
There is no real way to rescue or rehydrated them, I bake the broken pieces on a parchment sheet, until they are golden. I then use the toasty brittle pieces as breadcrumbs with a crackly texture or in my crumb toppings for desserts.
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