Orange Pecan Sticky Buns

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    tablespoons butter, softened (not melted)
  • 3
    tablespoons finely chopped pecans
  • 1
    tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1
    tablespoon honey
  • 1
    (12 ounce) can refrigerated pillsbury butter tasting biscuits
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 14
    cup orange juice
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 400.
  • In small bowl, combine margarine, 1 tablespoon chopped pecans, orange zest and honey; mix well. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons chopped pecans in bottom of 8 or 9 in square baking pan.
  • Separate dough into ten biscuits.
  • Separate each biscuit into 2 layers.
  • Spread top of 10 biscuit halves with 1 teaspoon of orange honey mixture.
  • Top each with remaining biscuit halves and press together to form 10 filled biscuits. Seal edges.
  • In a gentle manner, pull then twist each biscuit with your hands about 4-5 times to form 3 1/2 inch twisted rope (kind of like wringing out wet clothes but in a gentle way). Once this is done, wrap the rope around your finger and place formed rolls in baking pan.
  • In a small saucepan, combine sugar, orange juice and vanilla.
  • Cook over high hear until sugar is melted and syrup begins to boil, stirring constantly. Spoon over rolls.
  • Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool in pan 2 minutes, invert onto serving plate. serve warm.
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