Mincemeat Bread Twists

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READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

I believe this recipe came from the internet a handful of years ago. Preparation time does not include time needed to cool.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • For the Twists

  • 1 (8 ounce) package refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 12 cup mincemeat
  • 12 cup chopped pecans
  • For the Icing

  • 12 cup powdered sugar, sifted (optional)
  • 18 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1 -2 teaspoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, & lightly grease two cookie sheets.
  2. FOR THE TWISTS, unroll crescent rolls & separate into triangles, cutting each triangle lengthwise into thirds to make 3 triangles (24 total).
  3. In small mixing bowl, combine mincemeat & pecans.
  4. Spoon 1 teaspoon of mincemeat mixture onto each dough triangle, spreading to cover surface of dough.
  5. Fold in corners, overlapping slightly in center.
  6. Place 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  7. Bake 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Transfer to wire rack, & let cool.
  9. FOR THE ICING, in small mixing bowl, stir together powdered sugar, vanilla extract & enough milk to make a mixture of drizzling consistency.
  10. Drizzle over cooled cookies.
  11. The twists can be stored at room temperature for up to 3 days in layers separated by wax paper in an airtight container. They can also be frozen for up to 3 months.

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