Nut Roll

Recipe by Dee514
READY IN: 2hrs 5mins




  • Fillings: Pecan Filling: Melt 1 cup (2 sticks) magarine over low heat.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup vanilla extract.
  • Add 7 cups of ground pecans and blend well.
  • Maple Walnut Filling: Melt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) margarine over low heat.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup sugar, 3 Tablespoons imitation maple flavor.
  • Add 5 cups ground walnuts and blend well.
  • Dough: In a large bowl, thoroughly mix 2 cups flour, sugar salt and undissolved yeast.
  • In a sauce pan, combine sour cream, water and magarine.
  • Heat over low heat until mixture is very warm (120°-130°F), margarine does not need to melt.
  • Gradually add to dry ingredients and beat 2 minutes with electric mixer at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Add eggs and 1 cup flour.
  • Beat mixture at high speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Stir in enough additional flour to make a soft dough.
  • Turn dough on to a lightly floured board; knead a few times to form a ball.
  • Cover dough and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 4 equal pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a 14x12 nch rectaangle.
  • Spread each piece of dough with 1/4 of the nut filling.
  • Roll each one up (from the long side), as for a jelly roll.
  • Seal edges.
  • Place rolls on greased baking sheets, sealed edges down.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm, draft free place until doubled in bulk (about 1 hour).
  • Bake rolls at 350°F for about 35 minutes, or until done.
  • Remove from baking sheets, and cool on wire racks.
  • When cool, drizzle tops of rolls with confectioner's sugar frosting (optional).