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Upside-Down Caramel Apple Rolls

posted by Julie Evink on September 14, 2011

Have you noticed I’m obsessed with breakfast lately? I never used to make anything special for breakfast on the weekends. This was more than likely due to the fact I worked every other Saturday and just didn’t have time. I love breakfast. I’m one of those crazy people that also make it for supper occasionally.

I’m also one of those people that don’t like to spend house making breakfast. If you love to slave over rolls in the morning for hours Kudos to you. I on the other hand, LOVE, my sleep. Sometimes I wonder with age if you will grow out of needing 10 hours of sleep, but it hasn’t happened to this chick yet. Ok I really don’t sleep for 10 hours. During the week I usually get seven so you but your buck if I can sleep in on Saturday it is going to happen and I repeat I will NOT be in the kitchen at the crack of down!

This is why this recipe grabbed my attention right away. It uses a can of pre-made cinnamon rolls. Hallelujah, Joy to the World, I can sleep AND have yummy rolls. Perfection. It takes these rolls and adds a little jazz with a homemade caramel sauce and apples. Oh apples. I warn you this might be my next obsession at this time of year once I move on from the zucchini. PS. I might have just found another zucchini recipe to try and you might see it later depending on if it turns out!

So if you are like this chick and like your sleep or plain old don’t have time to slave away over rolls in the morning this is the perfect treat for you. The original recipe says it serves 8. There is no way this served 8. I think we could have stretched it to 4, but you got it. Three of us polished this off without a problem. Enjoy!

Upside Down Caramel Apple Rolls
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Ingredients

1 1/2 c. apples, chopped and peeled
1 can (12.4 ounce) Pillsbury cinnamon rolls with icing
1/2 c pecan halves or pieces (I of course omitted this but it would be wonderful with)
2 Tbsp butter, melted
1/3 c. packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp corn syrup

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray 8×8 in glass dish with cooking spray.  Spread 1 cup of the apples in pie plate.

2. Separate dough into 8 rolls.  Cut each roll into quarters; place in large bowl.  Add remaining 1/2 cup apples and pecans.

3. In small bowl, mix butter, brown sugar and corn syrup until well blended.  Add brown sugar mixture to dough mixture; toss gently to combine.  Spoon mixture over apples in pan.

4. Bake 28 to 38 minutes or until deep golden brown.  Cool 5 minutes.  Invert onto serving platter. Remove lid from icing.  Microwave icing on high 10 to 15 seconds or until drizzling consistency.  Drizzle over warm coffee cake.  Serve warm.

Recipe from: Lady Behind the Curtain

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    Comments

  • Anonymous


    This looks great I can’t wait to try it!
    I have loved your recipes. Just made the Chicken Alfredo Bubble up and it was a hit! We raise our own chickens so I’m always looking for great chicken recipes…and I love the zucchini ones too! :)

  • Tina


    I love cinnamon rolls! However, all those big chunks of apples in your picture really puts a “plain” perspective on regular cinnamon rolls. Thanks for sharing this wonderful fall treat.

  • Kelly @ Eat Yourself Skinny


    Wow these look fantastic!!! What a great twist on cinnamon rolls! :)

  • Krista


    Omgosh, I’m drooling. Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a great week.

  • Maia Dobson


    Your recipe of caramel apple rolls seems so easy to make and fun to try. I’m a fan of making different apple recipes including candy apples during Halloween and this one is surely a must try for me. Thanks for sharing!

  • Parrice


    Can you make this without the corn syrup?

    • Julie Evink


      I’ve never made it like that so I’m not sure! Sorry!

  • Paula


    This is great! Shared to my page from Pillsbury fb share!

  • Barbara


    Can you make this and put in refrigerator overnight?

    • Julie Evink


      I’m not sure! I’ve never attempted that!

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