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CARAMEL PECAN STICKY BUNS

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Prep Time:

15 min

Cooking Time:

20 min

Yield:

6-8

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans coarsely chopped
  • 8 oz crescent rolls
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/3 confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tsp low-fat milk

Directions

The Sticky Topping:

1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar

2 Tbsp unsalted butter

2 Tbsp honey

1/2 cup toasted pecans coarsely chopped
The Buns

2 crescent rolls (8 oz tube)

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 Tbsp butter, melted
The Glaze

1/3 cup confectioners' sugar

2 tsp low-fat milk

 

Preparation:

Heat oven to 400 degrees.  In a small saucepan, heat the brown sugar, butter, honey and 1 Tbsp water over medium heat, until mixture is smooth,  Pour into 9 inch round cake pan.  Sprinkle pecans over mixture, then place buns on top of the pecans in the pan.

In a small bowl combine granulated sugar and cinnamon.  Brush each bun with melted butter, sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.  Bake the pan of buns 20 minutes or until tops of buns are browned.  Remove from oven and immediately invert onto a wire rack (with foil underneath to catch drips); let cool slightly.
In a small bowl, whisk together glaze ingredients and drizzle over buns.
Serve warm.

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