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Peanut Butter Twists

 Peanut Butter Twists
Years ago, I received a bread machine for Christmas- along with a collection of recipes. These treats that have a peanut butter filling and icing soon became a favorite. People always ask for the recipe.
24 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + standing Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • ICING:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 5 to 7 tablespoons warm water

Directions

  • In a bread machine, place the first eight ingredients in order
  • suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5
  • minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if
  • needed).
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Punch down; cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Combine filling
  • ingredients; set aside.

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Peanut Butter Twists (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Roll dough into a 24-in. x 8-in. rectangle. Spread filling to within
  • 1/2 in. of edges. Fold rectangle in half lengthwise; cut widthwise
  • into 24 pieces. Pinch seams to seal. Twist each piece three times.
  • Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets; pinch ends. Bake at
  • 350° for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from
  • pans to wire racks to cool. Combine the confectioners' sugar, peanut
  • butter and enough water to reach desired consistency; drizzle over
  • twists. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 199 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 172 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.