Carmel Apple Sticky Buns

Carmel Apple Sticky Buns

Doesn't this Carmel Apple Sticky Buns picture make you drool. Oh my heavens, these are good!!! I ate 4!! I have no shame.  Your next overnight guest may never want to leave if you make these.  

Also, I plan on making these for my neighbors at Christmas....I really want them to like me.

I adapted the recipe from

Carmel Apple Sticky Buns Ingredients:

  • 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cups finely chopped peeled apple
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ¾ cup butter, cubed
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts or pecans (you can also use chopped apple in place of the nuts)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla (stirred in after the topping is removed from heat)

Recipe Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1-½ cups flour, yeast, sugar and salt, and cinnamon. In a saucepan, heat the milk, water and butter to 120 degrees F to 130 degrees F. Add to dry ingredients; beat just until moistened. Add egg; beat until smooth. Stir in remaining flour and apples. Do not knead. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile in a saucepan, combine the topping ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring until blended. Stir in vanilla after removing pan from heat. Pour into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Stir dough down. Spoon walnut-size pieces of dough over nut mixture. Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 1 minute before inverting onto a large serving platter.

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