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Cherry-Pecan Streusel Rolls

It’s a treat watching guests enjoying these rolls. The tart cherries, sweet almond paste and crisp streusel topping have them reaching for seconds every time. —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen


  • 1/2 cup warm 2% milk (70° to 80°)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons bread machine yeast
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries, chopped
  • 1/3 cup almond paste, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract


  • In bread machine pan, place the first eight ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a 16x8-in. rectangle.
  • In a small bowl, combine the pecans, sugar, oats, butter and cinnamon. Set aside 1/3 cup for topping. To the remaining filling, stir in cherries and almond paste. Sprinkle over dough to within 1/4 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal. Cut into 12 slices.
  • Place cut side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Stir flour into reserved topping; sprinkle over rolls. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. In a small bowl, beat the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract until smooth. Drizzle over warm rolls.
Nutrition Facts
1 roll: 370 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 174mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.

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