Apple Pecan Twist Bread

Apple Pecan Twist Bread
Apple Pecan Twist Bread

This yummy bread is perfect for fall!


3 Tablespoons flour
1/4 cup+ 2 Tablespoons sugar, divided
1/4 cup +2 Tablespoons softened butter, divided
2 cups Homemade Bisquick
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup milk
1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
2/3 cup peeled, shredded apple (about 1 medium apple)
2 Tablespoons pecans, chopped


1.  Heat oven to 375°.  Grease an 8x4 or 7x3-inch loaf pan.

2.  In a small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons flour with 3 tablespoons sugar.  With a fork, cut in 1 tablespoon butter until crumbly.  Set aside.

3.  In a large bowl, blend Homemade Bisquick, cream cheese and 2 tablespoons sugar until crumbly.  Add milk to form a soft dough.  On a floured surface, knead 3 or 4 times.  Roll or pat into a 8"x15" rectangle.  Spread with 1/4 cup softened butter.  Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, the shredded apple and 1/2 of the flour mixture evenly over the dough.

4.  Starting with a long side, roll the dough, jelly-roll style.  Join the ends to form a ring.  Gently twist ring to form a figure 8;  place in the prepared pan.

5.  Brush top with 1 table spoon melted butter; sprinkle with remaining half of flour mixture.  Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons pecans; lightly press into the dough.

6.  Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until deep golden brown.  Cool in pan 20 minutes.  Remove loaf from pan, cut into slices.

Makes 6 Servings

Apple Pecan Twist Bread

Apple Pecan Twist Bread


  1. yum! I've been looking and reading here, your homemade from scratch recipes are amazing, I'm going to try and make homemade bisquick, what kind of flour? is it all purpose?...thank you for visiting Return To Loblolly, your comment on trying the autumn leaves to cover the inexpensive dollar tree vases is real easy, I really have not went and purchased a lot of autumn d├ęcor, we have had so much going on around your blog. Have great weekend, I'm new g+ follow.

    1. Thanks Jo! I use unbleached all-purpose flour, but whatever you normally use would work fine!

  2. two yums ( thumbs) up, this look wonderful! Thank you for sharing and for linking up to the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop. Watch for your feature on Monday xo

    1. Thanks Katherine! I look forward to your hop every week!


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