Halloween Cinnamon Twists

Recipe by pines506
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
YIELD: 2 dozen




  • Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl.
  • In a saucepan, combine the milk, sugar, salt, cinnamon and butter.
  • (Cut the butter into small pieces for easier melting.).
  • Heat to 110F or lukewarm but not too hot for the yeast mixture.
  • Add milk mixture with the eggs and 2 cups flour to the dissolved yeast.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Beat in the remaining flour.
  • The dough will be soft and sticky.
  • Let rise for about 1 hour.
  • Stir down.
  • Turn dough out onto a well-floured surface.
  • Roll in flour to coat.
  • Gently roll into an 8 by 24-inch rectange.
  • With a sharp, floured knife cut into 1-inch crosswise strips.
  • Bring ends of strips together and twist strands loosely.
  • Let rise on floured board or pan for 20 to 30 minutes until almost doubled.
  • Heat 1-inch oil in a skillet to 350°F Fry on both sides, about 3 minutes total.
  • Drain.
  • Coat in sugar and spice mixture.