Crispy Cheese Twists Recipe

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My grown son enjoys these cheese twists so much that I'll often bake an extra batch for his stocking stuffer. They make a great anytime snack. #151;Mary Maxeiner, Lakewood, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:20 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 20 servings


  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 74 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the butter, garlic and pepper; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in cheese, milk, parsley and dill. Gradually add flour, mixing thoroughly.
  2. Divide dough into 20 pieces. Roll each piece into a 10-in. log; cut each in half and twist together. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 20 twists.
Originally published as Crispy Cheese Twists in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p32

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