Orange-Honey Buns

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Recipe from Southern Living

Your microwave and oven (turned off) are perfect draft-free places to let dough rise. You won't believe these delicious breakfast bites are only 213 calories with just 5 grams of fat!


  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • Honey Syrup
  • 1 (16-oz.) package hot roll mix
  • 3/4 cup orange marmalade
  • Orange-Honey Glaze


Hands On: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 35 Minutes

  1. 1. Pour 1 cup boiling water over cranberries; let stand 10 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
  2. 2. Lightly grease 2 (8-inch) round cake pans. Spoon Honey Syrup into each pan.
  3. 3. Prepare hot roll dough as directed on back of package; let dough stand 5 minutes.
  4. 4. Roll dough into an 18- x 10-inch rectangle. Spread dough with orange marmalade; sprinkle with prepared cranberries.
  5. 5. Roll dough up tightly, starting at 1 long end; cut into 16 slices using a serrated knife. Place 1 slice in center of each prepared pan. Place 7 slices around center roll in each pan.
  6. 6. Cover pans loosely with plastic wrap; let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 30 to 45 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
  7. 7. Preheat oven to 350°. Uncover rolls; bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and done. Cool rolls in pans on a wire rack 5 minutes. Brush rolls with Orange-Honey Glaze.

January 2013