November 8th, 2011

Glazed Cranberry-Pecan Orange Rolls

As promised, here’s a recipe that’s guaranteed to make your day delicious!!  Who doesn’t love orange rolls?  Now add fresh cranberry and pecans and you’ve got a scrumptious update to a classic favorite – perfect for the holidays!

Yesterday we posted the recipe for fresh cranberry orange sauce.  As much as I love it for Thanksgiving, I have to admit that there is always a lot left over.  So a few years I go I was trying to figure out what to do with it . . . . The solution was the birth of these ooey-gooey incredibly delicious Cranberry-Pecan Orange Rolls.  You really need to try them {of course you don’t have to wait until after Thanksgiving- you can go start a batch right now if you want!}.

Glazed Cranberry-Pecan Orange Rolls

Ingredients:

Sweet Rolls

3 1/2 cups warm water
2 tablespoons instant yeast
1/2 cup powdered milk
3 eggs
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup oil
12 cups flour

Filling

3 cups fresh cranberry orange sauce (recipe here)
2 cups butter
2 cups brown sugar

Glaze

1 pound powdered sugar
6 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
1/2 cup milk
zest of one orange
pinch of salt

Directions:

In mixer bowl, combine warm water, yeast and 1 tablespoon sugar and allow to dissolve.  Add eggs, powdered milk, salt, sugar, oil and flour and knead with dough hook about 5 minutes.  Place in a large greased bowl and allow to double in size.  Divide dough in half.  Roll out each half in a large rectangle.  Spread 1 cup of butter on dough and sprinkle with 1 cup of brown sugar.  Top with 1 1/2 cups of cranberry sauce and nuts (repeat with 2nd half of dough).

Roll dough lengthwise and cut into 1 inch rolls.  {Use unflavored dental floss to make the cuts – it works perfectly!}.  Place on a sprayed pan and allow to double in size.  Don’t worry if the cranberry sauce oozes out and gets a little messy – the red looks so beautiful on the rolls and it all tastes yummy!

Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes (until lightly browned).

While rolls are baking, make glaze by melting butter in a medium sauce pan.  Add orange juice concentrate, zest, and salt.  Stir in milk and then add powdered sugar.  Whisk until smooth – if you need to thin it down, add water a tablespoon at a time until you reach the desired consistency – it should be able to pour.

Allow rolls to cool for about 5 minutes,  and then pour glaze over the top.  Make sure you let it ooze down into all the openings – you really can’t get too much of this stuff!

Now quick while they are still warm, serve them up and dive into to that ooey-gooey goodness!

Note:  Since this makes so many, often I will just make 1/2 batch, or make the full recipe and place the rolls in disposable cake pans.  Yummy gifts for the neighbors!

 

 

 

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10 Responses to “Glazed Cranberry-Pecan Orange Rolls”

  1. Okay, now you combine Mr. B’s love of sweet rolls and my love of cranberries. It’s a win-win for me :) I’ll let you know how mine turn out!

  2. Oh Kyra! That’s it…..you’re coming over and must help me make these! Oh goodness they look amazing! And the pictures look amazing. :)

  3. yummmm, i’m stopping by from the lovely poppy and would love for you to come by and checkout the huge giveaway going on that ends thursday- http://thelovelypoppy.blogspot.com/2011/10/blog-follower-giveaway.html xoxo nicole

  4. Look so delicious!!would like to invite you to link with my blog hop every Wednesday,Link tool is open now….

  5. Looks wonderful. Thanks for linking up at A Little Nosh this week!

  6. Looks so delicious,thanks for linking with ‘Midweek Fiesta’…Hope your contribution in future too…:)

    Midweek Fiesta @every Wednesday

  7. Yum! Those look amazing. Perfect for Thanksgiving morning.

  8. Kyra, please open a bakery!

  9. I made these and they are fabulous. Everyone loved them. I cheated and used canned cranberry sauce with orange zest added. I didn’t want to drive 15 miles to get fresh cranberries. I will make them again.

  10. Oh my gosh – are you serious? These look AMAZING!! I am a sucker for stuff like this. Have you ever tried a blueberry version? By the way – I tried to follow you and it wasn’t working – I will come back later and try, because you have way too many yummy treats!

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