AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

Austrian Apple Twists

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Irana Grenier

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

  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.

Printable Recipe Card

About AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

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



Show 1 Comment & Review

17 Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash Recipes

17 Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash Recipes


All hail fall’s favorite veggie – butternut squash! Well, technically it’s a fruit because of its seeds but most treat it a vegetable. Come cooler weather this sweet and nutty winter squash first makes an appearance on our produce shelves. Super versatile, butternut squash can be stuffed for a main meal, incorporated into a quick […]

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice


Did you stock up when orange juice was on sale and realize you bought too much? Or, did someone put the container back in the fridge with only a little bit left? Well, OJ isn’t just for drinking with breakfast. It’s a fantastic ingredient for cooking and baking, too. Here are 12 recipes to try […]

20 Tailgating at Home Recipes

20 Tailgating at Home Recipes


Game day is different this year. Most fans cannot gather in the parking lot before the game to enjoy food (and some friendly trash talk) with friends and family. Even though watching the team in person may not be an option for everyone, we can still cheer them on from home – and enjoy ALL […]