Poppy Seed Twists

Recipe by Gwen35
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 32 twists




  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Stir flour, baking powder and salt together.
  • Cut in butter or margarine until mixture is crumbly.
  • Add milk gradually, tossing with a fork, until mixture holds together and comes away from the side of the bowl.
  • Turn out on a lightly floured board and knead for a few minutes (10-12 times).
  • Break dough into 32 equal pieces and roll each piece into a round pencil-like strip about 6" long.
  • Tie each strip in a loose knot and place on a greased baking sheet.
  • Mix slightly beaten egg yolk and milk together.
  • Brush the tops of the knots with the egg-milk mixture and sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  • Bake about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.