Mini Sticky Buns

Mini Sticky Buns

Prep: 10 min.

Cook: 15 min.

Serves: 12

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Ready to treat your taste buds to something sweet? These Mini Sticky Buns are the perfect dish to indulge in.

Mini Sticky Buns are not your run-of-the-mill dessert or sweet treat. They’re easy to make and give all the essence of a home cooked comfort food made with love. They’re the perfect culinary companions you need to create memorable moments at any gathering.

In addition to being delectable, Mini Sticky Buns are also functional. They’re easy to make and share, and you can whip up several batches in just a few minutes. They’re the perfect dessert for a birthday party, a treat to share with coworkers at the office, a movie night at home, and more!

Let’s Get Cookin’

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Next, grab a skillet and put it on the stove on medium heat. Add unsalted butter, melting two butter sticks for a double dose of buttery goodness.

Add 1 cup of light corn syrup into the skillet and bring the mixture to a boil.

Sweet and Spicy

As the butter and corn syrup boil, add a dash of excitement with a tablespoon of cinnamon and 4 teaspoons of vanilla. 

The spicy and aromatic notes of the cinnamon blend seamlessly with the sweet fragrance of vanilla.

Add 1 ½ cups of chopped pecans. Stir regularly for a minute or two, then remove the skillet from heat.  

Pecan Perfection

Let the pecan mixture cool. Once cooled, grab your muffin pan and measure out a spoonful of the pecan mixture. Place a spoonful in each cavity of the pan.

Let’s Roll

Next, you’ll need your KING’S HAWAIIAN Original sweet dinner rolls. Separate rolls and split each half while keeping the top and bottom attached. Rolls should be able to open and close like a clamshell.

Now it’s time to create the cinnamon butter, adding in the warm and cozy flavors that feel like home.

To make the cinnamon butter, mix a ½ stick of melted butter, ¼ cup of brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. Brush the cinnamon butter on each side of the split roll.

Place each roll upside down in the muffin pan, on top of the pecan mixture.

Bake the Mini Sticky Buns in the oven for 10 minutes. As the buns bake, take in the sweet aroma. Pro tip: bake these before a party or gathering at home. Your house will smell like a delicious neighborhood bakery.

Time for a Taste Test

Let your Mini Sticky Buns cool. Once cooled, flip the muffin pan over onto a serving tray. Your Mini Sticky Buns will drop out of the pan, ready for consumption.

Small but mighty, these Mini Sticky Buns deliver the ultimate multisensory experience. They smell incredible, they’re flavorful with a multitude of textures, and are easy to share with loved ones. Not to mention, you can achieve all of this with only 15 minutes of baking. Enjoy!

Mini Sticky Buns

Mini Sticky Buns

Prep: 10 min.

Cook: 15 min.

Serves: 12

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Chopped pecans
  • 1 cup Light corn syrup
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 package KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

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