How to: Sticky bun dough – Making these buns isn't hard, but assembling them can be a bit mystifying. Don't worry, though, because we've got you covered with these step-by-step photos.
How to: Sticky bun dough – Pour glaze mixture into 13-by-9-inch nonstick metal baking pan. Using a rubber spatula, spread mixture to cover surface of pan; set aside.
How to: Sticky bun dough – Sprinkle the filling over dough, leaving a 3/4-inch border along the top edge. Smooth the filling in an even layer with hand, then gently press into dough to adhere.
How to: Sticky bun dough – Starting at the long side, roll dough, pressing lightly, to form a tight cylinder.
How to: Sticky bun dough – Firmly pinch seam to seal, and place the cylinder seam-side down.
How to: Sticky bun dough – Using a serrated knife and gentle sawing motion, slice cylinder in half, then slice each half in half again to create evenly sized quarters. Slice each quarter evenly into thirds, yielding 12 buns (end pieces may be slightly smaller).
How to: Sticky bun dough – Arrange buns, cut side down, in prepared baking pan, cover and set in warm, draft-free spot until puffy and pressed against one another, about 1 1/2 hours.