Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Christina Dicken


I just can't go back to any canned cinnamon rolls after making these... great for brunches, for breakfast or a late night snack... mmmmm so good!!!!!

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3 Hr
20 Min


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1/2 c
1/2 c
1 1/2 tsp
1/4 c
1/2 c
water, warm (105-115 degrees)
2 pkg
active dry yeast
2 large
eggs, beaten
4-4 1/2 c


1/2 stick
butter, melted
1 c
3 Tbsp
1 c
chopped pecans


2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 - 3/4 c
milk (to desired thickness)

How to Make Pecan Cinnamon Rolls


  • 1Bring milk just to a boil and remove from heat immediately. Mix in butter and sugar and let cool to lukewarm.
  • 2Dissolve yeast in warm water, add milk mixture, beaten eggs and mix well to make smooth.
  • 3Add half of the flour and mix until smooth, then add remaining flour.
  • 4Turn out dough on floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes)
  • 5Put dough into a large buttered bowl and cover with a towel in a warm draft free area (I find my microwave is great for this) Let rise for 1 1/2 hour
  • 6punch dough down and separate dough into 12 even pieces.
  • 7roll and press dough out into about 6" X 2" rectangles
  • 8Mix all cinnamon filling ingredients together well and spread out on each piece of dough
  • 9Roll up each piece of dough, place in buttered baking pan and press down gently.
  • 10Cover with towel and let rise 1 hour
  • 11Bake @ 375 until nicely browned
  • 12mix icing ingredients together and pour or spread (depending on desired consistency) on top of warm cinnamon rolls.... eat and ENJOY!!!

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About Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet, #comfort, #gooey, #warm

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