The homemade dough used in this recipe is flavored with apricots, almonds, honey and a touch of aromatic cardamom.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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40 mins
1 hr 25 mins


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  • Prepare Basic Dough as directed, except in Step 2, stir in apricots, almonds, honey, and cardamom with the salt.

  • Lightly grease two large baking sheets; set aside. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll dough to a 12x12-inch square. Cut dough into twelve 1-inch-wide strips. Working with one strip at time, fold strip in half and twist the two halves in the middle, forming a ribbon shape. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining strips, placing 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Cover; let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (30 to 45 minutes).

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Lightly brush twists with melted spread. Remove twists from baking sheets. Cool slightly on wire racks; serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts

1 twist
146 calories; protein 4g; carbohydrates 26g; dietary fiber 2g; sugars 4g; fat 3g; saturated fat 1g; sodium 160mg.

1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate