Gluten-Free Cranberry Pecan Breakfast Rolls

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These Gluten-Free Cranberry Pecan Breakfast Rolls will impress family and friends. Perfect for  your holiday breakfast or brunch! 


  • 1 (19-ounce) bag Pamela’s gluten free bread mix & flour blend (be sure to purchase bread mix with yeast packet included)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • Warm water
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon warm water (as needed)


  1. Combine contents of bread dough mix (flour and yeast) in a stand mixer equipped with whisk or paddle attachment (do not use bread dough hook). 
  2. Combine 2 eggs and 1/3 cup canola oil; add enough warm water to measure 2 cups. Add to dry ingredients in mixer. Beat on medium for 3 minutes. Scrape dough down sides of bowl; cover and let rise in a warm area free from drafts for 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. 
  4. Using greased hands and a 1/4 cup measure coated with cooking spray, portion dough out and shape into balls (Dough will be wet and sticky. Keep hands greased using cooking spray). Arrange rolls in an 8- x 8-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Cover with plastic wrap.
  5. Turn off oven. Let rolls rise in turned-off oven for 30 minutes. Remove pan from oven; discard plastic wrap.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  7. Combine pecans, butter, cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Sprinkle mixture over dough in pan.
  8. Bake rolls for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
  9. Meanwhile, stir together powdered sugar, milk, orange juice and warm water, if needed. Drizzle over warm rolls. Best when served the same day.