Bake Cinnamon Twists

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Cinnamon Twists are a great comfort food served as an appetizer or snack for your family or for kids at a slumber party! Try them this weekend!

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This recipe looks great to serve at a party or anytime. Have fun and Happy Cooking!

  1. Step 1

    In a small bowl, dissolve 1 package of yeast in 1/4 C warm (105 – 110 degrees) water. Let set for 5 minutes to get activated and proofed.

  2. Step 2

    In a mixing bowl, pour in the activated yeast and water. Add 2 C flour, 1/4 C sugar, 1 1/2 t. salt, 1/2 C warm milk, 1/2 stick softened butter, 1 large beaten egg, and 1/2 C. warm water. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in enough flour (2 – 2 1/2 Cups more or less) to form a soft dough.

  3. Step 3

    Turn dough out onto a floured board and knead until smooth and elastic–about 6 – 8 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Place dough in a greased glass bowl; turn once to grease top of dough. cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 – 1 1/2 hours.

  5. Step 5

    Punch dough down with fist. Roll dough into a rectangle.

  6. Step 6

    Brush rectangle with 1/2 stick melted butter.

  7. Step 7

    In a bowl, combine 1/2 C packed light brown sugar and 4 t. ground cinnamon. Sprinkle all over buttered dough. Let dough rest for 6 minutes.

  8. Step 8

    Cut lengthwise into 3 strips. Cut each strip into 16 pieces across, not lengthwise. Twist each piece and place on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.

  9. Step 9

    Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Can make a thin powdered sugar glaze to dip twists in, if desired. Yields about 4 dozen twists.

  10. Step 10

    Be sure to check out my many other recipe articles in Bukisa! Have fun and Happy Cooking!


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