Cinnamon Twists Recipe

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Margie Published: June 1, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Cinnamon Twists

Perfect for breakfast, as a snack, or even as a dessert, these cinnamon twists are flaky, buttery goodies that come together in 15 minutes.

Preparation: 7 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 2tbspsugar
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • 8ozcrescent rolls,(1 can)
  • 3tbspbutter,melted


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Unroll the crescent dough and lay down as 4 rectangles on a greased cookie sheet making sure you press the triangles together to form the rectangles.

  3. Mix together the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and set aside.

  4. Spread melted butter onto 2 of the rectangles and sprinkle a little less than half the cinnamon/sugar mixture on top of the melted butter.

  5. Take the two non-buttered rectangles and put those on top of your buttered and cinnamon/sugar rectangles. Press edges together.

  6. Cut both rectangles into 6 strips and top with any reserve melted butter. Twist each strip a few times and spread onto cookie sheet.

  7. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon and sugar. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.


  • Calories: 89.43kcal
  • Fat: 5.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.59g
  • Trans Fat: 0.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.28g
  • Fiber: 0.40g
  • Sugar: 2.96g
  • Protein: 1.20g
  • Cholesterol: 7.63mg
  • Sodium: 201.90mg
  • Calcium: 7.39mg
  • Potassium: 1.83mg
  • Iron: 0.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 24.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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