Great Grandma's Apple Rolls

Kathie Carr


This is an old time favorite. Grandma made them in the fall and they are so good on a crisp cold autumn morning.

Since they are a type of biscuit dough they can be made fairly quickly and they are orth the effort.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
40 Min


  • DOUGH:

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2/3 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 1/4 c
    chopped apples
  • 2 Tbsp
    soft butter
  • SAUCE:

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    apple juice
  • 1/2 c
    cinnamon red hots
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Great Grandma's Apple Rolls


  1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter to flour mixture. Add milk and stir until moist. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough until 1/4 inch think and about and 18" by 12" rectangle. Spread with 2 T. soft butter. Mix sugar and apples and spread on top of the buttered dough. Roll up as a you would a jelly roll and cut into 9 pieces (use a sharp wet knife). Place in a baking dish and freeze. Mix the sauce ingredients and bring to boil. Boil 1 minute.
  2. Bake rolls at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes. When rolls start to brown, remove from oven and pour syrup over the rolls, return to over to finish baking.

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About Great Grandma's Apple Rolls

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Hashtags: #apples #biscuit

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