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Canned Sticky Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

It's always nice to have an out of this world delicious recipe in your back pocket for brunch! These are gooey, and cinnamony, and so decadent - be ready to give away half to the neighbors!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 8 sticky cinnamon rolls


  • 2 oz pecan halves and/or pieces
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1/3 c maple syrup
  • 1/3 c milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 can prepared cinnamon rolls I used Pillsbury, the regular size 8 count tube


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Butter a 9x13 baking dish; place pecans in a single layer in the baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a sauce pot, combine butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, milk, salt and cinnamon.
  • Melt the butter over medium high heat and continue to stir until the brown sugar is no longer granulated.
  • Carefully pour the butter brown sugar mixture over the pecans in your prepared baking dish.
  • Pop open your cinnamon rolls, and place into baking sheet. The buns will be in there tight, but it's okay!
  • Bake for 15 minutes; rotate for even baking and cover the cinnamon rolls with a piece of foil; bake for 5 more minutes.
  • Cool for 5 minutes and then flip buns out onto a dish or cutting board that is larger than your baking dish.
  • Enjoy immediately.