Santa's Sticky Buns

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8-12




  • In large bowl, combine yeast, salt, 2 cups flour and 2/3 cup sugar.
  • Heat 2 cups of milk and 6 T butter. Gradually beat liquid into dry ingredients until blended.
  • Increase speed; beat 2 minutes. Beat in eggs and 1 cup flour; beat 2 minutes.
  • Stir in 5 cups flour. Knead dough 10 minutes. Shape dough into ball. Cover and let rest for about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt 6 T butter. Mix nuts, cinnamon and 1 1/2 cups sugar.
  • Grease roasting pan.
  • Cut dough in half and roll into 20 x 10-inch rectangle. You shouldn't need flour to roll dough.
  • Brush dough with 1/3 of the butter; sprinkle with half of cinnamon/sugar mixture. Roll into jelly roll fashion. Slice crosswise.
  • Repeat with other half of dough. Cover and let rise 30 minutes in pan.
  • Then brush with remaining butter. (If necessary, melt some more butter and pour over rolls).
  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • For Glaze: In cup, mix powdered sugar with 4 t milk. Brush glaze over hot rolls.