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Easy Bourbon Apple Pecan Rolls 

Prep Time 1 hr 4 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 12


  • Prepare cinnamon roll dough using the bread machine cinnamon roll recipe
  • 1 large can 20 oz. Apple Pie filling
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup softened butter
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp bourbon or bourbon extract
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup softened butter
  • 8 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 3 to 4 cups 10X sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp bourbon extract


  • First, make your cinnamon roll dough following the " Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls" Recipe.
  • While the dough rests, you can make the filling mixture. In your mixer, blend apple filling, softened butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and bourbon until smooth and creamy. (Note: For a thicker spread, add ¼ cup more butter.)
  • Roll dough out into a 12 by 24 inch rectangle.
  • Spread apple mixture evenly across dough, leaving a ¼ inch border.
  • Sprinkle ½ of the pecans on top of apple mixture.
  • Roll dough into a tube shape and pinch the seam closed.
  • Measure and mark the dough roll into 12 equal pieces.
  • Cut with a string or pastry scraper.
  • Line a 9 by 13 pan with parchment paper and fill with rolls three across.
  • Cover and proof till doubled in size (30 to 60 minutes).
  • Bake on center rack in preheated 350F oven till golden brown (45 to 60 minutes).
  • Cool thoroughly and ice. Sprinkle with remaining pecans and serve.
  • Mix butter and cream cheese until well blended.
  • Add butter and 10X sugar, one cup at a time, and whip until creamy.
  • Add in bourbon extract slowly until it's well blended throughout.