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Small Batch Orange Pecan Mini Sticky Buns

Preparation 30 Cook Time 12

Small Batch Orange Pecan Mini Sticky Buns made with puff pastry and scented with orange and honey.


  • 1⁄2 cup butter, room temperature 1⁄4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • pinch cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 sheet store­bought puff pastry, thawed


Preheat oven to 400°. In a small bowl, mix together butter, brown sugar, honey, salt, orange zest, and cinnamon. Place one teaspoon of butter mixture into bottom of mini muffin tin. Sprinkle a few pecan pieces on top. Roll out puff pastry on a floured board. Spread remaining butter mixture over the dough. Sprinkle remaining pecan pieces. Roll half of the dough up to the middle. Roll the second half to meet the first. Slice into 12 1­inch pieces. (You may have some scraps.) Place the rolled dough in the prepared muffin tins. Press gently into the butter mixture. Place muffin tin on a baking sheet lined with foil. (Just in case you some overflow.) Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling. Let sit in the pan for 3 minutes, then carefully turn out to cool.

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