Mini Orange Monkey Rolls Recipe

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Una Snellen Modified: March 23, 2022
Mini Orange Monkey Rolls Recipe

How To Make Mini Orange Monkey Rolls

You’ll appreciate the citrusy aroma and flavors of these orange monkey rolls. Everything is loaded with orange flavors, even down to the sweet glaze.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 12frozen dinner rolls
  • 1cupsugar
  • 1orange zest
  • ½cupbutter
  • ½tspkaro syrup

For Sweet Orange Glaze:

  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • 1orange zest
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 2tbsporange juice
  • 1tspvanilla


  1. Take out 12 frozen dinner rolls and allow them to thaw but still be cold. Cut each roll with a pizza cutter into about 4 to 6 smaller pieces each.

  2. Mix the 1 cup of sugar and orange zest into a small bowl and set aside.

  3. Melt the half a cup of butter and mix with karo syrup.

  4. Spray a muffin pan with cooking spray and set aside.

  5. Dip each small piece of the butter and roll in the sugar/orange zest mixture. Put about 4 to 6 pieces into the muffin tin and fill them about half of the way with the small frozen dinner roll pieces. Let them double in size.

  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

  7. For the sweet orange glaze, mix the powdered sugar, orange zest, butter, orange juice, and vanilla together.

  8. Drizzle over each of the orange rolls.


  • Calories: 269.71kcal
  • Fat: 10.45g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.76g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.80g
  • Fiber: 0.60g
  • Sugar: 28.40g
  • Protein: 3.15g
  • Cholesterol: 24.00mg
  • Sodium: 132.40mg
  • Calcium: 53.80mg
  • Potassium: 48.98mg
  • Iron: 1.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 73.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.80mg
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