Cinnamon pecan twists

Bake up a batch of these sweet twists on cheese straws. They're so moreish.

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins
  • DifficultyEasy
35g light brown sugar
25g pecan pieces
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 (23 by 25cm) sheet puff pastry, thawed (about 250g)
1 large egg, beaten
1) Combine sugar, pecans, and cinnamon in a mini-chopper and process until sandy. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Unfold pastry and brush with egg. Spread sugar mixture over pastry. Cut in half, then cut into 8 (1cm) strips. Twist strips. Lay on pans, pushing ends down with your thumb. Freeze 10 to 15 minutes, until firm.

2) Preheat oven to 200C/Gas 6.

3) Bake until golden, rotating pans halfway, 18 to 20 minutes. Cool on a rack.

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