Easy Orange Rolls Recipe
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Easy Orange Rolls Recipe

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Life on a dairy farm is busy, so I need breakfast recipes that are simple yet delicious. My teenager daughter has been helping in the kitchen for years. In fact, this was probably one of the first recipes she made herself. —Peggy Kraemer, Thief River, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 3 tubes (10 ounces each) refrigerated biscuits

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 159 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 226 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, orange juice and peel. Heat until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted. Pour into a greased 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  2. Place 12 biscuits on their sides along the perimeter of the pan, overlapping slightly. Arrange remaining biscuits in the same manner, creating two concentric rings, using 10 biscuits for the middle ring and eight biscuits for the inside ring.
  3. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately turn upside down onto serving platter. Serve warm. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Easy Orange Rolls in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p91

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2013

"Once you get the hang of this it is so good. In the beginning My rolls never seem to get done in the middle. The secret- cover the top with foil after it has baked and bake another 10-15 mins. longer. Perfect."

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