Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns Recipe
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Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns Recipe

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Cranberries and pecans give these sticky buns a taste of Christmastime. But they're so good, you'll want to make them year-round! —Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 bun: 237 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 219mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. Unroll crescent dough into one long rectangle; seal seams and perforations. Sprinkle with cranberries and 2 tablespoons brown sugar. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side; pinch seam to seal. Cut into nine slices.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the butter, maple syrup and remaining brown sugar; spread onto the bottom of a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with pecans. Place rolls, cut sides down, over pecans.
  3. Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately invert onto a serving platter. Serve warm. Yield: 9 buns
Originally published as Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns in Taste of Home October 2011, p47

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i_like_pie User ID: 1201160 194741
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012

"These were delicious without being overly sweet. They worked great with the reduced fat crescent rolls."

rhubarb40 User ID: 6414593 184317
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2011

"These are sooooo good and easy to make.

love them!"

Sparksrtd User ID: 6211122 132498
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2011

"Can't wait to try these on the kids!"

zaxoma User ID: 135704 191389
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2011

"quick and tasty."

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