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California Walnut Sticky Buns

California Walnut Sticky Buns
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  • 15 ServingsServings


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1-1/2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 2 cups California walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1-1/2 lbs pizza dough



1 In small saucepan, melt 3/4 cup butter with 3/4 cup sugar over medium heat. Pour into greased 13-x 9-inch baking dish

2 Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the walnuts; set aside. Stir together remaining butter, sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and orange zest.

3 Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface to make 18- x 12-inch rectangle. Sprinkle with walnut mixture

4 Starting at long side, tightly roll up, pinching seam to seal. With serrated knife, cut into 15 pieces; place cut side down in prepared dish. Cover and let rise 15 minutes.

5 Bake in the center of a 375°F oven for 25 minutes or until golden and tops sound hollow when tapped.

6 Let stand 5 minutes before serving and invert onto platter to serve.

Source: California Walnut Board