AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

Austrian Apple Twists

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Irana Grenier

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@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.

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About AUSTRIAN APPLE TWISTS

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



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