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Seven Minute Cinnamon Buns

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Is it possible to make steaming-hot cinnamon buns in less than 10 minutes? It sure is, with the help of the microwave!

What You'll Need

  • 1 large (16.3-ounce) package refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 teaspoons milk

What to Do

  1. Separate the biscuit dough and cut each biscuit into 4 pieces; place the pieces in a large bowl. Pour the melted butter over the biscuit pieces.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the granulated sugar, cinnamon, and pecans. Sprinkle the sugar mixture over the biscuit pieces and toss until evenly coated.

  3. Place the dough mixture in a microwave-safe 9-inch deep-dish pie plate. Cook in the microwave at 70 percent power for 5 minutes. Remove from the microwave, let cool for 2 minutes, then invert onto a platter.

  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar and milk to make a glaze; drizzle over the warm cinnamon buns, and serve.


Did you know that it's as easy as 1, 2, 3 to make an omelet in the microwave? Simply beat 2 or 3 eggs, place them in a microwave-safe pie plate, and microwave at 100 percent power for 1 to 2 minutes. Fold in half, and enjoy! Of course, we can mix in our favorite cheese or chopped cooked veggies or meats to make our quick omelets extra special.

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Love this recipe. Oh so easy and Oh so good!!

Ok, I'm confused...the NAME says " Seven minute Cinnamon buns", but the INSTRUCTIONS say " cook at 70% for FIVE minutes, then cool for two minutes...I TRIED cooking them at 70% power for 5 minutes, and they were still VERY doughy... I ended up cooking them for almost TEN minutes, before they were even close to being what did I do wrong??

Not all microwaves cook the same. It's not you, it's the microwave......

This is what we called Monkey Bread. Microwaving is a new switch. I'll have to try it.

i love receipes that ae fast and good tasting. I can't wait to try this. Carol, Greenock Pa.


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