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Sticky Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Apples make this caramel roll a little different.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 35 minutes
Rise Time: 30 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 15 to 18 rolls

Ingredients

Dough

  • 6 to 7 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 envelopes Fleischmann's® RapidRise Yeast
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter OR margarine
  • 2 eggs

Filling

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutions)
  • 2 cups finely chopped peeled apple

Topping

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutions)
  • 1/4 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup

Directions

  1. For dough:
    Combine 3 cups flour, sugar undissolved yeast and salt in large mixing bowl. Heat milk and butter to very warm (120° to 130°F).  Add to flour mixlture.  Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.  Add eggs and 2 cups flour; eat 2 minutes at medium speed. Stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.  Turn dough out on lightly floured surface and knead for 5 to 8 minutes or until dough is smooth.  Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
  2. Divide dough in half.  Roll each piece into a 12 x 10-inch rectangle

    For filling:
    Mix brown sugar, sugar, flour, cinnamon and butter with a pastry blender until it resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle over dough. Place chopped apples evenly over filling. Roll up jelly roll fashion from long side. Slice into 8 portions (1-1/2 inches thick).  Repeat with remaining dough.
  3. For topping:
    Place butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in medium saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until melted. Pour into a 13 x 9-inch pan OR two 9-inch square pans. Place rolls cut side down in pan. Cover and let rise until double (about 30 minutes). Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Invert on platter while warm.