Peanut Butter Twists
Author/Submitted by: Jo Anne Merrill
1. In a small mixing bowl, sift the flour with sugar and salt. Add
shortening, cream cheese and milk. Mix on lowest speed of an electric
mixer until dough begins to form well. Shape into a ball.
2. Roll out on floured surface to a 20 x 8 inch rectangle. Cut in
half to make two 10 x 8-inch rectangles.
3. Spread one half with peanut butter (try crunchy peanut butter if
you wish); top with the apple butter. Place the second half of dough on
top of first. Brush with milk and sprinkle with a little bit of granulated
4. Cut into strips 5 x 1/2 inches. Gently twist twice. Place on
well-greased cookie sheets and bake in preheated 400-degree oven for 7-10
minutes or until light golden brown. Do not overbake. Serve warm or at
Makes 30 twists.