Ever wake up craving cinnamon rolls? I do. All the time. While homemade cinnamon rolls can be quite time consuming, today I’m sharing a super quick alternative. Refrigerated crescent dough! Inspired by these nutty honey mini rolls, I added pecans and orange zest to make them into a version of my favorite cinnamon rolls.
These bite-sized mini rolls are great for an anytime snack or perfect for parties. Best of all, it only takes 10 minutes to bake. From start to finish, in less than half an hour, you can enjoy fresh from the oven honey orange pecan mini rolls!
Simply roll out the refrigerated crescent dough into a large rectangle. Spread on the filling mixture made of softened butter, honey, cinnamon, and finely chopped toasted pecans. Roll up the dough and slice them into 24 portions. Gently transfer slices to a mini muffin tin.
After slicing the dough, the rolls will look a little wonky like the ones photographed above. Do not worry. As they bake in the oven, the rolls will spread out to the diameter of the muffin tin.
Pop the mini rolls out the pan while they’re still warm to prevent them from getting soggy. Drizzle orange honey glaze over the warm mini rolls and enjoy them immediately!
These mini rolls are packed with a ton of flavor and they’re ideally portioned to keep your summer beach body in check!
This is the link for the original NUTTY HONEY MINI ROLLS.
HERE ARE THE CHANGES I MADE TO THE ORIGINAL RECIPE:
- Instead of 1/4 cup toasted almonds, use 1/4 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
- Add 1 tsp orange zest to the filling
- Add 1/2 tsp orange zest to Honey Icing recipe