Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Delicious, quick treat for breakfast or brunch. Served by my wonderful neighbor, Jane, when she'd have us over to Tea.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter (do not use margarine)
  • 12 cup chopped nuts, chopped
  • 34 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans crescent rolls


  1. Melt butter.
  2. Coat bottom and sides of a bundt pan with 2 tbs of the butter, sprinkle pan with 3 tbs of the nuts.
  3. Add remaining nuts, brown sugar, and water to the remaining melted butter.
  4. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  5. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  6. Remove dough from tubes, do not unroll.
  7. Cut each roll into 8 slices.
  8. Arrange 8 slices, cut side down, in nut-lined pan.
  9. Spreading out the layers of each pinwheel slightly.
  10. Spoon half of the brown sugar mixture over dough.
  11. Place remaining 8 slices on over bottom layer.
  12. Spoon remaining brown sugar mixture over slices.
  13. Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes, or until deep golden brown.
  14. Cool 3 minutes, then invert onto a serving plate.
  15. Serve warm.
Most Helpful

LOVE these - I am a complete fool for the caramel soooo I do 3/4 cup butter and nuts, 1 1/4 cups brown sugar and 1 1/2 T water that makes them extra gooey!

Digboo January 14, 2011

Fabulous! I used candied pecans and cut the recipe in half since I only had one can of crescent rolls. Thanks for a great recipe, Elissa!

Lucky Clover June 03, 2008

This was a Pillsbury Bake Off winning prize for Lois Ann Groves and she won $25,000 for it. I commend you on your great taste - these are really great. I was going to post it, as well. They are awesome - thanks for posting, Diane :)

Manami March 25, 2008