On a floured surface roll or pat dough into a 6-inch square. Melt margarine or butter; brush atop dough. In a bowl combine sugar or brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over dough. If desired, sprinkle dough with nuts or chocolate pieces. Roll up dough jelly-roll style, starting from any side. Pinch seam to seal. Cut roll into 6 slices.
Melt the margarine or butter in a small saucepan. Stir in the brown sugar and light corn syrup or maple-flavored syrup. Cook and stir just until blended. Pour into 8x4x2-inch loaf pan. Sprinkle nuts evenly in the bottom of pan. Add dough slices to pan. Cover; let rise in a warm place until nearly double (about 30 minutes). Bake in a 375 degree F oven about 20 minutes or until golden. Invert rolls onto a wire rack or serving plate. Makes 6 rolls.