Apple-Pecan Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
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Apple-Pecan Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

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With cream cheese frosting on top, these treats are sure to become a holiday “must” at your house. Using the bread machine keeps preparation easy.—Sherri L. Emerson, Penn Yan, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 cup warm milk (70° to 80°)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/2 cups bread flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled apples
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ICING:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 476 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 351mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. In bread machine pan, place the first seven ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a well-floured surface.
  2. Roll into a 21-in. x 16-in. rectangle; brush with butter. Combine the apples, brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon; spoon over dough to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal. Cut into 1-3/4-in. slices.
  3. Place cut side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover and let rise until nearly doubled, about 30 minutes. Bake at 325° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. In a small bowl, beat the icing ingredients. Spread over warm rolls. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Originally published as Apple-Pecan Cinnamon Rolls in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2010, p27

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mikibunny31 User ID: 7066772 102775
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2014

"great change from regular cinnamon rolls"

kafaughn User ID: 3552105 118883
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013


cookergrrl User ID: 4871665 102773
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2012

"quick and easy, made them after dinner(kids helped sprinkle toppings) and they were a huge hit for school breakfast."

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