Sticky Buns

Sticky bun

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  • Total: 42 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 17 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 12 Servings

You begin by making these sticky buns with store-bought crescent rolls.


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts or hazelnuts)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crescent rolls
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (or freshly grated nutmeg)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 F. Lightly grease 9-inch round cake pan.

  3. Place butter and nuts in pan. Heat in oven for 2 minutes.

  4. Remove from the oven. Stir in brown sugar and syrup. Spread mixture evenly in the bottom of the pan.

  5. Remove dough from can, but do not separate or unroll. With a serrated knife, cut into 6 large or 12 small slices.

  6. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a shallow-sided bowl.

  7. Dip both sides of the dough in sugar mixture.

  8. Evenly space rolls in pan. Sprinkle any remaining sugar over the top of rolls.

  9. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes then cool for 1 minute.

  10. Place a plate upside down over the pan. Invert pan and plate onto a serving platter.

  11. Spoon any remaining drippings over rolls. Serve warm.