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Quick Sticky Buns

Real Simple NOVEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 10 buns


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold and thinly sliced into 10 pieces
  • 1 medium banana, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) pecans, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 7.5-ounce tube refrigerated buttermilk biscuits


Heat oven to 375° F.

Drop a piece of butter in the bottom of each of 10 compartments of a muffin tin. Arrange the banana slices on top. Sprinkle the pecans and brown sugar over the bananas. Top each compartment with a biscuit. Bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Place a baking sheet on top of the tin while the buns are still hot. Carefully flip the tin over, tapping the bottom to release the buns. Transfer to a platter. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 147
  • Calories from fat: 55%
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 237mg
  • Carbohydrate: 17g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 2g

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