Maple Pecan Sticky Buns Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Nina Freeman Modified: March 21, 2022
Maple Pecan Sticky Buns Recipe

How To Make Maple Pecan Sticky Buns

Indulge yourself with a bite of these bakery-style sticky buns! It’s got a tasty crunch from the pecans and a saccharine taste from the maple.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Rest and Cool Time: 2 hours 55 minutes
Total: 3 hours 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Dough:

  • 1cupwhole milk
  • cupgranulated sugar
  • tbspactive dry yeastor instant yeast
  • ½cupbuttersoftened to room temperature and cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2large eggs
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • cupsall purpose flour

For Filling:

  • ½cupbuttersoftened to room temperature
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • tspground cinnamon

For Topping:

  • 6tbspbutter
  • cuplight brown sugar
  • 1tspvanilla
  • ¼cupmaple syrup
  • 3tbspheavy cream

Instructions

Dough:

  1. Lightly grease a large mixing bowl with a drizzle of vegetable oil and set aside.

  2. In a small saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until warmed.

  3. Pour warm milk into the bowl of a stand mixer, then stir in the granulated sugar and yeast.

  4. Let the mixture sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Yeast mixture should look foamy.

  5. Mix the milk mixture low speed, then add butter, eggs and the salt.

  6. Gradually add in the flour in 1 cup increments.

  7. Increase mixer speed to medium, and mix for 5 minutes, or until a soft dough forms.

  8. Lightly flour the counter or other flat surface and transfer the dough onto it.

  9. Dust hands with flour and knead by hand for 1 minute, or until the dough comes together.

  10. Form the dough into a ball and transfer to the greased mixing bowl.

  11. Cover bowl with plastic wrap loosely, and top with a clean kitchen towel.

  12. Place in a warm spot for 2 hours, or until the dough has doubled in size.

  13. Once dough has doubled in size, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface.

  14. Roll the dough into a rectangle with a rolling pin, roughly 12 x 18-inches in size.

Filling:

  1. Spread the dough rectangle with softened butter, then top with brown sugar and cinnamon.

  2. Gently use fingers to pat the sugar-cinnamon mixture.

  3. Starting at the top, roll the dough tightly backwards.

  4. Once the dough is an 18-inch long log, carefully slice the log in 12 evenly sized rolls.

Topping:

  1. In a small saucepan, heat butter, brown sugar, maple syrup and vanilla over medium heat until melted and smooth.

  2. Remove from heat and whisk in cream. Set aside.

Rise and Bake:

  1. Butter or grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.

  2. Pour caramel sauce into the bottom of the baking dish, lifting and tilting the dish to coat the bottom with caramel.

  3. Sprinkle pecans over the top of the caramel.

  4. Arrange rolls on top of the caramel and pecans, then cover tightly with foil.

  5. Let the dough rise again for 45 minutes, or until large and puffy.

  6. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  7. Bake the sticky buns for 25 minutes.

  8. Remove pan from oven and let cool for 7 to 10 minutes.

  9. Place a large serving tray or sheet pan over the top of the baking dish.

  10. Carefully, and using oven safe gloves, hold onto both the tray and the dish and flip it over to invert the rolls.

  11. Lift up the baking dish and set aside

  12. Serve rolls warm with additional caramel sauce, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 541.52kcal
  • Fat: 24.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.96g
  • Trans Fat: 0.86g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.45g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 74.10g
  • Fiber: 1.84g
  • Sugar: 36.93g
  • Protein: 7.48g
  • Cholesterol: 94.11mg
  • Sodium: 111.84mg
  • Calcium: 71.51mg
  • Potassium: 156.07mg
  • Iron: 2.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 216.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.04mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Breads & Doughs

Fresh and Warm Sticky Buns Recipe

These sticky buns puff pasty can be made in the oven for just under 40 minutes. They're gooey, they're soft, and of course, they're so yummy.
40 mins

Pasta

Garlic Butter Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe

To really bring out the flavor in this dish, we used Holland House White Cooking Wine to get that aromatic and inviting scent for a forkful of this creamy fettuccine dish.
18 mins

Cookies

Tastiest Cookies Ever Recipe

Easy and fool-proof, this recipe bakes into the tastiest cookies. They're a soft treat, sweetened with honey mixed with a hint of spice from cardamom.
35 mins

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs Recipe

Deviled eggs have a nice mix of creamy texture and savory flavors thanks to mayonnaise and mustard and a generous sprinkle of paprika, pepper, and chives.
13 mins

Breads & Doughs

Pecan Date Sticky Buns Recipe

A delicious and simple recipe that's easy enough for starting bakers and experienced ones alike! This incredibly fluffy and moist sticky buns has enough sweetness without being overbearing and tasty pecan and date combination is enough to give this wonderful dough a try.

1 hr 15 mins

Slow Cooked

Slow-Cooker Sticky Buns Recipe

Yes, you can make sticky buns in a slow-cooker. This easy recipe calls for biscuit dough, butter, sugar, and pecans to make buttery and nutty buns.
2 hrs 10 mins

Cakes

Banana Split Cake Recipe

Satisfy your sweet tooth craving with this banana split cake, made of vanilla ice cream sandwiches, chocolate cool whip, and juicy fruits.

8 hrs 30 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to