Super Easy Sticky Buns

Recipe by Terri F.
READY IN: 1hr 20mins


  • 1
    cup brown sugar, firmly packed,divided into 2/3 cup and 1/3 cup
  • 14
    cup water
  • 4
    tablespoons butter, softened and divided
  • 1
    lb frozen white bread dough, thawed
  • 2
    teaspoons cinnamon
  • 12
    cup chopped pecans
  • flour, for dusting


  • In a small saucepan, combine 2/3 cup brown sugar with the water and 2 tbsp of butter.
  • Cook and stir until sugar has melted and the mixture is well blended.
  • Spread all but about 3 tbsp of this mixture in the bottom of a shallow 9 inch baking dish.
  • On a lightly floured surface, shape the thawed bread dough into a rectangle.
  • Roll with a rolling pin until you get a 10x16 rectangle, letting the dough rest a few minutes if it is resistant to rolling.
  • Spread remaining 2 tbsp of butter over the dough.
  • Sprinkle on remaining brown sugar, cinnamon, and pecans, and drizzle with remaining caramel.
  • Roll dough up jelly-roll style, starting at the long end.
  • Pinch the seam together tightly.
  • Using a serrated knife, cut the roll into 12 equal pieces.
  • Place in pan, cut side up, and allow to rise for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, until buns are golden brown.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes, then invert onto serving platter.
  • Serve warm.