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Streusel Pumpkin Sweet Rolls Recipe

Streusel Pumpkin Sweet Rolls Recipe

My sons love anything that tastes like pumpkin-including these yummy rolls. I can't think of an easier way to get vitamin A into them! —Julie Fehr, Martensville, Saskatchewan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + rising Bake: 20 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1-1/4 cups warm 2% milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1 cup solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4-3/4 to 5-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons 2% milk


  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk. Add the pumpkin, sugar, butter, salt and 4-3/4 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky).
  • 2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • 3. Punch dough down; divide in half. Roll each portion into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and allspice; cut in butter until crumbly. Set aside 1 cup.
  • 4. Sprinkle remaining streusel over dough to within 1/2 in. of edges; press down lightly. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seams to seal.
  • 5. Cut each into 12 slices. Place cut side down in two greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Sprinkle with reserved streusel. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • 6. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, combine the confectioners' sugar, vanilla and enough milk to achieve desired consistency; drizzle over rolls. Serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 285 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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[email protected] User ID: 8268479 221570
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"This is so awesome. Beats any sticky buns"

baraly User ID: 8061507 159706
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2014

"These are an excellent fall dessert or breakfast!"

Nana Tami User ID: 6968411 159705
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

"I haven't actually made this yet, but would like to know the answer to the question listed earlier - Is it possible to make these the night before and refrigerate until morning and then let the roles rise?

I'd love to make them for breakfast on Thanksgiving morning, but have so much to do that day before lunch that was hoping I could do part of it the night before. Thanks. They sound delicious!! Can't wait to try."

sewmom8 User ID: 841908 117446
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2011

"Very good! I followed the directions exactly and they were delicious."

amycello User ID: 6253745 181382
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2011

"I was hoping there would be a pumpkin flavor to this recipe, but, unfortunately, I was greatly disappointed. I enjoyed the dough better than the final product."

emelin User ID: 4105756 165156
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"With it being fall, I was wanting to make something using pumpkin, and after reviewing many pumpkin recipes decided on this one. Unfortunately I was disappointed by the lack of pumpkin flavor in the final product."

[email protected] User ID: 3282478 210340
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2011

"Takes quite a bit of time to make but the results are totally worth it. Delicious!"

danielleylee User ID: 4484886 159703
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2010

"Awesome! So soft and delicious! Not too sweet! Perfect for a fall morning! The recipe works well cut in half too. Did take 30 minutes to bake."

Danipooh02 User ID: 1679122 163243
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2010

"I made these and can't seem to make enough! They are now everyone's favorites! I highly recommend these. I did add some ginger and cloves because I felt the spices complimented these. Don't hesitate to make these!!!! :-)"

krystalp User ID: 1008546 103610
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2010


zucchinilady User ID: 3149814 176810
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2009

"this is one of the best breakfast rolls I've made, I love anything with pumpkin, so could not wait to try these - so moist - I did add chopped pecans to the topping - planto make these to give as gifts at Christmas time to our dear neighbors! a real keeper!!"

goofylouie User ID: 3735410 103606
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2009

"These are sooo good!!! perfect for fall too:)"

scotchcat User ID: 1323433 178144
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2008

"These rolls came out light in texture and very tasty! It did require more flour than called for. I'll make these again!!"

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