Molasses Pecan Sticky Rolls

"Originally from Country Woman, I modified the receipe from using rapid rise yeast to traditional. These are wonderful and so sticky good!"
photo by Grandma Deb photo by Grandma Deb
photo by Grandma Deb
Ready In:
2hrs 15mins
12 rolls




  • Combine 2 c flour and yeast in large mixing bowl. In saucepan, combine water, milk, sugar, salt and butter or margarine. Heat and stir over low heat till butter or margarine is almost melted. Let cool till lukewarm.
  • Add warm milk mixture to flour and yeast. Beat till smooth. Add remaining flour to make a sticky dough. Turn out onto floured surface and knead 7-8 minutes till smooth and elastic. Place dough into greased bowl turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in warm place 45-60 minutes till doubled.
  • For topping, in saucepan, melt butter. Add brown sugar, molasses and pecans. Stir to combine. Spread in bottom of 13x9" pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface. Roll to 12x17" rectangle. Spread softened butter or margarine to within 1/2" of edges and sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll up starting with a long side and pinch edges to seal. Cut into 12 rolls and place cut side down in pan.
  • Cover pan and let rise till doubled, approximately 30 minutes. Bake at 375 degrees till brown on top. Remove from oven and let sit for a couple of minutes. Turn out onto serving platter.

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!


Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!


<p>My husband and I live in a small town in Kansas.&nbsp; I work for a large roofing manufacturer as Customer Service Manager and he is retired.&nbsp;</p> <p>In 2007 I started a weight loss journey and have lost 100 lbs with the help of Weight Watchers and the support of my family and friends.&nbsp; I feel so much better and am always looking for new, healthy recipes that are flavorful and fun to cook and share.</p> <p>Nothing pleases me more than to try a new recipe and see the smiles on the faces of those I share it with.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes