Maple Pecan Sticky Buns

This bread is addictive!  Luke and I went to a local sugar house to get the maple syrup that goes into this bread.  Sticky Buns are just the perfect dessert to have on a cold day.


  • Active dry yeast: 1 packet
  • Sugar: 1 tbsp
  • Warm water: 1/4 cup
  • Sugar: 1/3 cup
  • Eggs: 2
  • Apple sauce: 1/3 cup
  • Nonfat plain yogurt: 1/2 cup
  • Salt: 1 tsp
  • Bread flour: 3 1/2 cups

Maple Topping:

  • Maple syrup: 1/2 cup
  • Brown sugar: 1/3 cup
  • Apple sauce: 1/3 cup
  • Salt: 1/4 tsp
  • Chopped pecans: 1 cup

Pecan nut filling:

  • Brown sugar: 1 cup
  • Chopped pecans: 1 cup
  • Apple sauce: 3 tbsp


  • Mix the yeast, warm water, and 1 tbsp sugar together and let it sit
  • Mix the rest of the sugar, eggs, yogurt, salt, and apple sauce together and add it to the yeast mixture
  • Stir in the flour half cup at a time until a dough forms
  • Work the dough for about 10 min until the dough is smooth and no longer sticky
  • Let the dough rise in a warm place until it double in size
  • Punch the dough down and roll it out into a rectangle, about 1/4 inch thick
  • Spread the pecan nut filling evenly and roll the dough from the long side of the rectangle
  • Cut the roll into 12 equal pieces
  • Place the maple pecan topping into a thick baking pan and then place the roll pieces cut side down
  • Let it rise until double in size
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes, serve warm

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