Swedish Cinnamon Twists

READY IN: 3hrs
Recipe by Chef on the coast

This recipe was given to us by a neighor while we were living at Brigham Young University. Donuts don't get any better than this! This is time cosuming - however - the end result is worth the wait.

Top Review by deb.materi

These were great!!! I followed the recipe exactly and they turned out delicious. My family loved them!!! I used chopped pecans for the nuts on half the dough and made the rest without.(Some in my family don't care for nuts.) Thanks, will be making again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil buttermilk until curdled. Cut up 1/2 cup butter and add to buttermilk. Stir to melt butter. Add baking soda. Set aside to cool.
  2. In large mixing bowl - mix yeast, 1 TBSP sugar and water. Let rest 10 minutes.
  3. Add buttermilk and eggs. Blend in remaining sugar, salt and dry milk.
  4. Add flour and mix well. Add up to 1 cup more flour to make a soft, but not sticky dough.
  5. Let rise to double, about 1 hour.
  6. Combine filling ingredients. Set aside.
  7. Melt remaining 1/2 cup butter.
  8. Roll all the dough out into a rectangle and brush with melted butter.
  9. Spread filling on half of the dough. Fold the uncovered half over the filling and seal edges.
  10. Cut into strips, twist two times and place on greased cookie sheets.
  11. Let rise until double (1 hour approximately.).
  12. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  13. While rolls are baking - mix glaze ingredients.
  14. Top warm rolls with glaze.

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