Friday, January 14, 2011


If you're looking for an easy, fast way for sticky rolls, this is the recipe for you.  Just use frozen roll dough, some butter and cinnamon and sugar, and some nuts, if desired, and in the time it takes to rise and bake, you're left with a yummy 'homemade' taste that is sure to please!  I like to serve these with sweet and sour chicken over rice, and a fresh fruit--no need for a dessert!  Another way we like them is to leave the dough and glaze mixture, covered,  in a cold oven overnight.  Take out and preheat the oven first thing and bake.   Serve with fresh fruit and an omelet or a quiche.  Here are several variations that we have used.  Kids love to help make these--just make sure you allow plenty of time (6-8 hours or over night) for the frozen rolls to rise.

18 frozen dinner rolls
1 cube butter, melted
1-2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup pecans (opt.)

Melt butter, add brown sugar and cinnamon, making a thick glaze-like mixture.  Set aside.  Place frozen dinner rolls in a GREASED bundt pan, staggering them, until you have placed 18 around the bundt pan.  Spoon cinnamon/butter/and, if desired, nuts, mixture evenly over the frozen rolls.  Spray some plastic wrap with cooking spray.  Place over bundt pan of rolls and let rise until the has doubled to the top of the pan  (this could take as long as 6 hours--check your roll dough package for approximate rising times).  Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake about 20 minutes, or until rolls are golden brown,  Invert into a tea towel lined basket.  The glaze will drip down over the inverted rolls.  These are yummy!  NOTE:  The cinnamon mixture and butter could stain your towel, so my recommendation is not to use a nice linen towel or napkin.

15-18 frozen dinner rolls
1 5-oz pkg instant vanilla pudding
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup pecans
Sprinkle nuts in a greased bundt pan.  Arrange frozen dough.  Sprinkle with dry pudding mix, then brown sugar, then the cinnamon.  Pour melted butter over.  Put in a cold oven with a damp paper towel over it for overnight.  In the morning, remove the paper towel and place in oven, baking at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.  Let sit for 5 minutes, then flip onto serving plate. 

15-18 frozen dinner rolls
1 pkg butterscotch pudding (not instant)
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup butter
1 cup pecans
Grease bundt pan.  Sprinkle 1/2 the nuts in pan.  Arrange frozen dinner rolls, then sprinkle the dry butterscotch pudding.  Cut together the brown sugar and the butter.  Sprinkle over the dry pudding mix.  Sprinkle with remaining nuts.  Cover with plastic wrap that has been sprayed with cooking spray.  Put in a cold oven overnight, or for 6-8 hours.  Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven and bake for 20-30 minutes.  Let sit for 2-3 minutes.  Invert onto serving plate and let the butterscotch mixture drip down. 
Susanne Holland Spicker Mother, Grandmother, Homemaker, Gardener, Teacher, Photographer

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1 comment:

  1. I make these same easy sticky buns but my recipe calls for a few extras: 1 tsp. vanilla, a package of cook & serve vanilla pudding and an extra cube of butter(1 cup total.) I've got to tell you- you have some GREAT recipes! You can tell that you really enjoy the kitchen just as much as the gardening you do, there are so many of your foods that I am planning on trying out. When are you turning your blog into a book, I'd like a copy~~~...