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Butter Twist Cookie Recipe

These Christmas twisty cookies are buttery, flakey, dipped in chocolate, coconut and pecans... and pretty much HEAVEN.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 358kcal
Author: Eden


  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 pint heavy cream
  • Your favorite chocolate for dipping
  • Crushed pecans and coconut or your fave nuts or ingredients!


  • Directions
  • In a stand alone mixer cream together the sugar, eggs and butter.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients along with vanilla.
  • Then mix in heavy cream.
  • On a floured surface, break off  pieces of dough and roll into pencil thick ropes (about 12" long).
  • Cut into 6" pieces, fold in half and twist.
  • Put onto a lightly greased sheet and brush with egg.
  • Bake at 350 for about 18 minutes or until a lightly golden brown.
  • Cool and dip into melted chocolate and crushed pecans or coconut! Lay on parchment paper to dry. ENJOY!


Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 2.9mg