Sticky Pecan Rolls 

Dissolve yeast in warm water. Leave it for five minutes, the yeast should have dissolved and go sort of foamy.

Step 1

Activate Yeast

Add sugar, butter, milk powder, salt, and two cups of flour. Mix until smooth.

Add Dough Ingredients

Step 3

Slowly add in the remaining flour to form a soft (not super sticky) dough.

Add Flour

Step 4

Knead the dough by hand or with a dough hook. Knead for 5-6 minutes, you want a smooth cohesive dough ball.

Knead the Dough

Step 5

Spray a large bowl with cooking spray and place the dough inside and move the dough around so it's oiled on all surfaces, this helps prevent a skin from forming.

Proof Dough

Step 6

Make the Sauce

Step 7

In a medium pot over low-medium heat cook together the butter, brown sugar, salt, maple syrup, and vanilla. Mix constantly cook on an aggressive simmer but not boiling. Let it cook for 2 minutes.

Pour into a greased 9X13 pan and add pecans on top, I like to use a combination of pecan halves and chopped pecans.

Add to sauce to pan

Step 8

In a small bowl mix together brown sugar and cinnamon.

Add Cinnamon Sugar

Step 9

Roll the dough out and brush the dough with 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter.

Roll and Brush 

Step 10

Sprinkle sugar mixture on top of the dough and slice the 6 tablespoon butter thinly and layer on top of the sugar.

Add Sugar Mixture and Butter

Step 11

Roll the dough lengthwise tightly and cut with a sharp serrated knife into 12 pieces, or use unflavored dental floss.

Roll the dough and Cut

Step 12

Place rolls into prepared pan on top of sticky toffee sauce, at this point, you can lightly cover with clean kitchen linen and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size 45 minutes to an hour

Proof dough

Step 13

Once the dough has risen,  slightly warm the heavy cream in the microwave then evenly pour the cream over the top of the unbaked rolls just before placing the rolls in the oven.

Add Cream

Step 14

Bake for 24-29 minutes. The rolls should be lightly golden brown. Let the rolls sit for 5-10 minutes before placing a large serving platter.

Bake and Serve

Step 14