brown sugar breakfast rolls

brown sugar breakfast rolls

if you know me much, you know i’m not an amazing cook.  despite that, there are a few things that i do make really well!

these breakfast rolls were a special treat that my mom used to make us when we were growing up.  they are seriously so good!  and easy.  yummy + easy is a winning combo to me!

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 the ingredients are simple: refrigerator biscuits, brown sugar, walnuts and butter.  and it all goes neatly into a 9″ cake pan.

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 as usual, my measurements are not super specific.  you can use any brand of biscuits, i just don’t recommend using the “grands” style because they are a little too big.    i use about 1/2 cup of brown sugar (maybe a little more), and about 1/3 cup of chopped/minced walnuts, and maybe a half stick of butter.  is that specific enough? ;)

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 start by spreading small pats of butter on the bottom of the pan evenly all over.

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 then do a light sprinkling of brown sugar over the butter.

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 chop the walnuts up pretty fine,

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 then sprinkle over the 1st layer of brown sugar.

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 looks yummy already!

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 then add the rest of the brown sugar, completely covering the walnuts.  and then maybe add a little more ;)

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 then more pats of butter on top of that.  this is a super healthy breakfast ;)

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 then set each of the biscuits around the edge and fill in the center with the remaining biscuits.

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 cook according to the package directions, only deduct 5 minutes from the time.  i like to make sure that the sugar doesn’t burn, so once the timer goes off i check every few minutes.  the key is a golden edge, but with a fully cooked center.  you can check the center with a knife by pulling the biscuits apart.  just don’t wait too long so the sugar doesn’t burn.

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 put a dinner plate on top of the pan, then flip it with hot pads.

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 if its a little too sticky and not coming out, giving it a few taps on the back with a knife and the biscuits should come loose.

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 here’s where you think you ruined the whole thing:  the brown sugar and nuts stick to the bottom of the pan, not to the biscuits, so you need to work quickly!

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 once the biscuits are on the plate, take a butter knife and quickly scrape the yumminess from the pan onto the biscuits.  as long as the pan is still warm, it should come off really easily.  this is why lots of butter is key.

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 ohmygoodness i want to make more NOW!

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 the biscuits are so yummy!  we generally have them with scrambled eggs and bacon for a little protein to balance out all that sugar.

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 2 key ingredients to really make this perfect:  another slab of butter and a tall glass of cold milk.  mmmmmmmm!

 

what i wore

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 i was feeling a little sassy this day, so wearing the scarf as a bow around my bun was fun!

scarf – vintage

v-neck – forever 21

coral (not hot pink) shorts – target

sandals – target

necklace – lisa leonard designs

ring- cookie & curly

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 gracie took this of me in front of costco.  yes, i have terrible posture.  and this market tote is my new favorite bag.  but its sold out again.  but more are coming soooooon!

top – forever 21

jeans – forever 21

sandals – target

market tote – my shop

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 i love jeans and a white top (as you’ll see in the rest of this week’s pics).  its my favorite.  i can’t figure out the front tuck/half tuck/messy tuck.

shirt – target

jeans – forever 21

belt – ??? so old

converse – nordstrom rack

necklace – lisa leonard

i wore this necklace to our big back to school meeting.  it was gifted to me from the school on our 5 year anniversary there.  it says semper discentes, latin for always learning.

what i wore at the pleated poppy

 this is pretty much all i want to wear lately.  t-shirt, jeans and a hat.  period.  easy, comfy, done.  adding a necklace and cute hat in hopes it ups the style a teensy bit ;)

hat – zappos

v-neck – forever 21

jeans – so old, falling apart & perfect

converse – nordstrom rack

necklace – lisa leonard

what i wore at the pleated poppy

 yes, its summer.  yes we have wonderful weather here right now, but i’m a dork and love wearing sweaters even when its warm.

cardigan – forever 21

t-shirt – forever 21

jeans – forever 21

converse – nordstrom rack

watch – one little mama

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 necklace – lisa leonard designs

what i wore at the pleated poppy

 summer sunday church outfit

chambray shirt – forever 21

dress – old navy

sandals – glittered by me

cuff – stacy lynn

necklace – groopdealz

what i wore at the pleated poppy

 slight outfit change for dinner with friends later

chambray shirt – forever 21

polka dot pants – target

converse – nordstrom rack

necklace – lisa leonard designs

what i wore at the pleated poppy

 first day of homeschool.  ok, i was actually in my workout clothes for the first half of the day (at least i worked out!).  ok, i’m seeing that i need to step things up again.  oh, and do you see my little monkey trying to get in on the picture?  please keep in mind i let my kids dress themselves ;)

hat – zappos

v-neck t-shirt – forever 21

jeans – old

necklace – lisa leonard designs

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