Whisk orange juice, powdered sugar and cream cheese to make the citrusy glaze you drizzle onto these warm-from-the-oven sticky buns.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar, divided
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 cans (8 oz. each) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls, divided
1/4 cup butter, melted, divided
3/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans, toasted, divided
2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 Tbsp. orange juice
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine dry gelatin mix, 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon.
Unroll 1 can crescent dough onto work surface; firmly press perforations and seams together to form 12x4-inch rectangle. Brush with half of the butter; sprinkle with half the gelatin mixture and half the nuts. Roll up, starting at one long side; cut into 12 slices. Arrange, cut-sides up, in half of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Repeat with remaining dough, butter, gelatin mixture and nuts.
Bake 25 min. or until golden brown. Cool 5 min. Meanwhile, mix cream cheese, orange juice and remaining sugar until blended.
Drizzle cream cheese glaze over warm rolls.
Use 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Orange Tangerine Flavor Gelatin.
For a delightful brunch idea, serve these Orange-Pecan Petite Sticky Buns with a seasonal fruit salad.
How to Cut Rolls
Place a piece of thread under the rolled dough. Bring the floss up around the dough and cross it over the top, cutting through the dough and filling.
Place roll on paper towel. Microwave on HIGH 15 sec.
Variation Big Sticky Buns
Prepare as directed, except roll up each topped dough sheet starting at one short end; cut each roll into 6 slices. Bake 30 min. or until golden brown. Glaze as directed. Makes 12 servings, 1 sticky bun each.
Add 1 tsp. orange zest to glaze.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 2.5g
Total Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 2 sticky buns each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.