Creamy Caramel-Pecan Rolls


Use frozen bread dough to make these all-time favorite sweet rolls to serve warm from the oven.

Creamy Caramel-Pecan Rolls
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
25 mins
Rise Time:
1 hrs
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
24 rolls


  • 1 ¼ cup sifted powdered sugar

  • cup whipping cream

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 16 ounce loaves frozen white bread dough or sweet roll dough, thawed

  • 3 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

  • ¾ cup raisins (optional)


  1. Grease two 9 x 1-1/2-inch round baking pans; set pans aside. For topping, in a small bowl stir together powdered sugar and whipping cream; divide evenly between prepared baking pans. Sprinkle pecans evenly over sugar mixture.

  2. In another small bowl stir together brown sugar and cinnamon; set aside. On a lightly floured surface, roll each loaf of dough into a 12x8-inch rectangle. Brush with melted butter; sprinkle with brown sugar-cinnamon mixture. If desired, sprinkle with raisins.

  3. Roll up each rectangle starting from a long side. Seal seams. Slice each roll into 12 pieces. Place, cut sides down, on topping in pans.

  4. Cover; let rise in a warm place until nearly double (about 30 minutes). Break any surface bubbles with a greased toothpick.

  5. Bake in a 375 degree f oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown (if necessary, cover rolls with foil the last 10 minutes of baking to prevent overbrowning). Cool in pans on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Carefully invert rolls onto a serving platter. Serve warm. Makes 24 rolls.


Prepare as above through step 3. Cover with oiled waxed paper, then with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours. Before baking, let chilled rolls stand, covered, for 30 minutes at room temperature. Uncover and bake chilled rolls for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Continue as directed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

172 Calories
6g Fat
25g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 19mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 39mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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