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Candy Stripe Twists

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  All purpose flour 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Anise oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red food coloring 6 Drop

1. Measure flour, baking powder and salt into sifter.
2. Beat butter or margarine and sugar until fluffy in large bowl with electric mixer at high speed; beat in egg and oil of anise.
3. Sift in dry ingredients, a third at a time, adding alternately with milk; stir until well blended.
4. Spoon half of dough into a medium-size bowl; blend in a few drops red food coloring to tint pink; leave other half plain.
5. Pinch off about a teaspoon ful each of pink and white doughs at a time, and roll each into a pencil-thin strip about 5-inches long on lightly floured pastry cloth or board. Place strips side by side, pressing ends together, then twist into a rope. Place, 1 inch apart, on cookie sheets.
6. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 10 minutes or until firm. Remove carefully from cookie sheets; cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container between layers of wax paper or transparent wrap.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3383 Calories from Fat 898

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g157.2%

Saturated Fat 61 g305.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 459 mg153%

Sodium 3629.6 mg151.2%

Total Carbohydrates 568 g189.4%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 254.3 g

Protein 51 g102.1%

Vitamin A 62.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 165.5% Iron 122.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Candy Stripe Twists Recipe