Crisp Caraway Twists Recipe
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Crisp Caraway Twists Recipe

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This appetizer is always a hit when I serve it on holidays or special occasions. The flaky cheese-filled twists (made with convenient puff pastry)bake to a crispy golden brown. When our big family gets together, I make two batches.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon country-style Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 179 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, beat egg, water and mustard; set aside. In another bowl, combine the cheese, onion, parsley, caraway seeds and garlic salt.
  2. Unfold pastry sheet; brush with egg mixture. Sprinkle cheese mixture lengthwise over half of the pastry. Fold pastry over filling; press edges to seal. Brush top with remaining egg mixture. Cut widthwise into 1/2-in. strips; twist each strip several times.
  3. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets, pressing ends down. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Crisp Caraway Twists in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p31

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annalisa_harmon User ID: 4521665 64615
Reviewed May. 14, 2011

"This is so good!"

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