Pecan Stickiest Buns

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

If you’re making sticky buns, I think it’s best to go all the way and then some—there’s no such thing as a “light” sticky bun. These are loaded with pecans, brown sugar, and butter, and they are lethally addictive.


  • 1 batch Sweet Yeast Dough as in Bakery Crumb Buns, omitting the spices from the dough, prepared up to the end of step 5


  1. For the filling, use a small rubber spatula to stir together the butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  2. Flour a work surface and press the dough into a rough rectangle. Even up the sides and corners with your hands and lightly flour the dough. Gently roll it into a 12 × 20-inch<