Polish Twist (Thief Boys)

Linda P

By
@momtooo

Grandma's favorite.


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Serves:

4 dozen

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 pkg
active dry yeast
1 tsp
sugar
1/4 c
warm water
1 1/2 c
butter, divided
2 1/3 c
sugar, divided
3/4 c
hot milk
5 c
all purpose flour, divided
3
eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c
walnuts, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon, ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix yeast, sugar and warm water together. Set aside
2
Combine 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup sugar. Add hot milk and stir until butter is melted. Add to yeast mixture.
3
Add 2 cups flour and beat until smooth; beat in eggs. Add remaining flour to make a soft dough. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease the top. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
4
Melt remaining 1 cup butter and place in a small bowl. Place remaining sugar in a small bowland mix with 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon. Place nuts in a small bowl.
5
Divide dough into fourths. Shape each fourth into 12 inch rolls. Divide each roll into 12 pieces, and shape each piece into a 7-inch rope. Dip each into melted butter, then sugar & cinnamon mixture, then butter, then chopped nuts. Fold each rope into half; twist to make a braid. Place on greased baking sheet and cover. Let rise until double, about 20 minutes.
6
Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads