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German Twists

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Ingredients
For the cookies
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Large curd cottage cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Pecans 1 1⁄2 Pound, finely chopped
  Packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
For the glaze:
  Confectioners sugar 1 Pound
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

To make the cookies: Combine flour, cottage cheese, butter and margarine in bowl; mix well.
Chill, covered, overnight.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Combine pecans and brown sugar in bowl; mix well.
Divide dough into 6 portions.
Roll each portion into 12-inch circle on surface sprinkled with confectioners' sugar.
Cut each circle into 16 wedges, like a pizza.
Sprinkle each circle with 1/6 of pecan mixture.
Roll each wedge up from wide end.
Shape into crescents on baking sheet.
Repeat process with remaining dough.
Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until brown.
To glaze the cookies: Drizzle warm twists with mixture of confectioners' sugar and milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2218 Calories from Fat 1242

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 145 g223%

Saturated Fat 33 g164.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 91.9 mg30.6%

Sodium 295.4 mg12.3%

Total Carbohydrates 216 g71.9%

Dietary Fiber 13.1 g52.5%

Sugars 137.4 g

Protein 30 g59.2%

Vitamin A 47.8% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 26% Iron 40.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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German Twists Recipe