Easy Molasses Sticky Buns

12 Servings Prep: 20 Min. + Rising Bake: 25 Min.


    1. 2 loaves (16 ounces each) frozen bread dough, thawed
    2. 1/3 cup butter, softened
    3. 1/2 cup sugar
    4. 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    6. 1 cup packed brown sugar
    7. 1/2 cup butter, cubed
    8. 1/2 cup water
    9. 1/4 cup molasses
    10. Chopped pecans or walnuts if desired


  1. Roll out each loaf of bread dough into a 10-in. square. Spread with butter to within 1/2 in. of edges. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over butter. Roll up jelly-roll style; pinch seams to seal. Cut each loaf into six slices.
  2. For sauce, in a small saucepan, bring the brown sugar, butter, water and molasses to a boil. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with nuts if desired. Place rolls, cut side down, in molasses sauce.
  3. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in dish for 5 minutes; invert onto a serving platter. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

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