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       Title: Peanut Butter Twists
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 30 servings
  
       1 c  All-purpose flour
       2 tb Sugar
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/3 c  Vegetable shortening
       3 oz Cream cheese
       2 ts Milk
     1/4 c  Peanut butter
       3 tb Apple butter
  
    1. In a small mixing bowl, sift the flour with sugar and salt.
    Add shortening, cream cheese and milk. Mix on lowest speed of an electric
    mixer until dough begins to form well. Shape into a ball.
   
    2. Roll out on floured surface to a 20 x 8 inch rectangle. Cut in half to
    make two 10 x 8-inch rectangles.
   
    3. Spread one half with peanut butter (try crunchy peanut butter if you
    wish); top with the apple butter. Place the second half of dough on top of
    first. Brush with milk and sprinkle with a little bit of granulated sugar.
   
    4. Cut into strips 5 x 1/2 inches. Gently twist twice. Place on
    well-greased cookie sheets and bake in preheated 400-degree oven for 7-10
    minutes or until light golden brown. Do not overbake. Serve warm or at
    room temperature.
   
    Makes 30 twists.
   
    Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill
  
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