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Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns

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 buns

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately invert onto a serving platter. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 bun: 237 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 219mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • i_like_pie
    Feb 6, 2012

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

  • rhubarb40
    Dec 27, 2011

    These are sooooo good and easy to make.love them!

  • Sparksrtd
    Dec 14, 2011

    Can't wait to try these on the kids!

  • zaxoma
    Sep 26, 2011

    Quick and tasty.