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Blend together the almonds and sugar and set aside.
Open the package and unfold the filo.
Cover with a lighly moistened towel.
Lay one sheet of filo out flat and brush with melted butter.
Top with two more sheets of filo, buttering each between the layers.
Cut the sheets lengthwise into three 3-inch-wide strips.
Put 3-4 blackberries (depending on their size), 1/2 tsp. mascarpone, and 1/2 tsp. of the chpped almond mxture 1 inch from the left end of one filo strip.
Starting at the left end, fold the filo over the top of the filling, then fold up like a flag by rolling one corner diagonally across to the opposite edge to form a triangle.
Continue to fold to the end of the strip and trim if necessary.
Brush with butter and place seam side down on a plate. Repeat for the other 2 strips.
Repeat this entire process three more times until you have made 12 filo packets You should end up with 4 triple layers of filo (in order to make 12 packets).
(Roll remaining unused filo sheets tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 2 months.)
Heat 1 tablespon of butter in a nonstick skillet over low heat.
Saute the filo packets on both sides for 2 minutes until they are golden brown. Serve immediately.