Best Caramel Rolls

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These fabulous rolls should be served warm; let them cool about 30 minutes before you dig in.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves: 12


  • 1 loaf (16 oz.) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • ¼ cup plus ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. plus ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Thaw bread dough according to package directions. When warm, roll out on lightly floured surface to 15" × 12" rectangle. Grease a 13" × 9" pan with nonstick baking spray containing flour.
  • In small bowl, combine ¼ cup brown sugar, cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons butter; spread evenly over dough. Roll up dough, starting with 12" side, and pinch edges to seal.
  • In small saucepan, combine ⅓ cup butter, ⅓ cup brown sugar, and honey; cook over low heat until blended and smooth. Pour into prepared pan and sprinkle with nuts.
  • Cut rolls into 12 1" slices and lay, cut-side down, in 4 rows of 3 in sauce in pan. Let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes. Bake at 375°F for 22 to 27 minutes until golden brown. Invert onto wire rack and let cool.