• 2 cups flour
  • 1-1/2 t sugar
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 t sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 pkg. dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg yolk

Mix flour, salt and 1-1/2 tsp sugar. Cut in butter. Dissolve sugar in water and add yeast. Add beaten egg yolk to milk. Add this to flour, blend well. Add yeast and water mix. Cover and chill 2 hours.

Roll sticky dough 1/3″ thick and cut into 6×1/2″ strips. Twist into spirals on greased baking sheet. Cover and let double. Bake at 400ºF for 10 minutes. While still warm, ice with thin icing sugar/ butter/ vanilla topping and sprinkle with chopped walnuts.