Austrian Apple Twists Recipe

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AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

Irana Brookshire

By
@sweetangel

I found this in a magazine a long time ago. I get asked all the time to make these sweet treats. There's a lot of work involved in the prep, but it's worth it!


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Serves:

lots!

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
active dry yeast
1 c
butter, softened
1 c
sour cream
3 c
unbleached white flour
3 large
egg yolks, beaten
1/2 c
sugar
3/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans
1 medium
granny smith apple, peeled, cored, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
TWISTS:
In a mixing bowl, combine the yeast and flour; add butter and mix well. Add egg yolks and sour cream; mix well. Shape into four balls. Place in re-sealable plastic bags; refrigerate overnight.
2
In a small bowl combine sugar, pecans and cinnamon; set aside.
3
On a floured surface, roll each ball of dough into a 9-in. circle. using a pizza cutter, cut each circle into 16 wedges.
4
Sprinkle with sugar mixture and apple; roll each wedge up from the wide edge and pinch to seal.
5
Place with point-side down on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 16-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool.
6
ICING:
1 cup confectioners' sugar
4 tsp milk
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Finely chopped pecans
7
Combine sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth; drizzle over the twists; sprinkle with pecans.
8
NOTE: The yeast does not need to be dissolved in liquid, and no rising time is necessary before baking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American