Caramel Rolls

Laurie Roberts


I got this from my sister (she got it out of a cookbook somewhere). I had planned to make these for breakfast, but got started way too late. They're not so bad for dessert though!


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20 Min



  • 3 c
  • 1 c
    warm milk
  • 1 c
    warm water
  • 2 pkg
    dry yeast
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp

  • 1/2 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp

  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    light corn syrup

How to Make Caramel Rolls


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water and milk (you can just use water, milk is optional) Stir in sugar and set aside for about 10 minutes until mixture doubles in size.
  2. Add in oil and salt, and then the flour. Add in even more flour (2-3 cups or more if needed) until dough has elasticity feel.
  3. Place dough into a bowl which has been oiled, turn and cover to let it rise, double in size. Punch it down to rest for about 10 minutes.
  4. While dough is resting, melt 1/4 cup butter and set aside. In a small bowl, mix together 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  5. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured board in a rectangle about 1/4" thick. Brush melted butter on the dough and sprinkle with the brown sugar cinnamon mixture. Roll as for jelly roll, starting with long edge; seal.
    Cut in 1-inch slices.
  6. In saucepan mix 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter, and 1 T light corn syrup. Heat slowly, stirring often.
  7. Pour into 8x8x2-inch baking pan. Place rolls, cut side down, over mixture. Cover; let rise in warm place till double, 30 to 45 minutes.
  8. Bake at 375 about 20 minutes. Cool 2-3 minutes; invert on rack; remove pan.

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About Caramel Rolls

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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