Maple Pecan Twist

Maple Pecan Twist

This quick pecan pastry is filled with a sweet nut mixture and has a maple-flavored glaze.

30 min.prep time 45 min.total time
15 twists
252 Ratings

Ingredients

Filling

1 1/3 cups finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar

Dough

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
1 tablespoon LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted

Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon maple syrup
3 to 4 teaspoons milk

Directions

Heat oven to 450°F. Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl; set aside.



Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.



Combine sour cream, 1/4 cup milk and egg in medium bowl; beat with wire whisk until smooth. Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture just until dough forms.



Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 12 to 15 times. Roll out dough, on parchment-lined (16x14-inch) baking sheet without sides, into 15x12-inch rectangle. Brush with melted butter; sprinkle filling over half the length of the dough to within 1 inch of edges. Fold dough over filling; cut dough into 15 (1-inch) strips. Twist strips about three times; press ends onto sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet; remove to wire rack.



Combine all glaze ingredients in small bowl; mix well. Drizzle over twists.

Nutrition Facts (1 twist)

Calories: 315

Fat: 18g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 240mg

Carbohydrates: 36g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #8641©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

My husband and I just made this and it was lovely. We made it exactly to the recipe, the only thing we will change next time will be to add a Tb or two of extra maple syrup into the filling. Other than that it was wonderful. Definitely something to try if you are interested
I will make this again..Very good and it didn't take all day to make...Kids love it!

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