AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

Austrian Apple Twists Recipe

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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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

Step-by-Step

  • 1TWISTS:
    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.
  • 2In a small bowl combine sugar, pecans and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 3On a floured surface, roll each ball of dough into a 9-in. circle. using a pizza cutter, cut each circle into 16 wedges.
  • 4Sprinkle with sugar mixture and apple; roll each wedge up from the wide edge and pinch to seal.
  • 5Place 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.
  • 6ICING:
    1 cup confectioners' sugar
    4 tsp milk
    1/4 tsp vanilla extract
    Finely chopped pecans
  • 7Combine sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth; drizzle over the twists; sprinkle with pecans.
  • 8NOTE: The yeast does not need to be dissolved in liquid, and no rising time is necessary before baking.

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About AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

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