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Butter Pecan Cinnamon Roll Dessert Pizza

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Who said pizzas have to be savory? This incredible butter pecan cinnamon roll dessert pizza is perfect for sharing with family and friends! Or… Just make your favorite cup of tea or coffee and eat it alone. Whatever you do, enjoy every moment of its goodness.

butter pecan cinnamon roll pizza

Dessert Pizza Ingredients

  • One 16oz plain ready made pizza dough

Buttered Pecans

  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 cup of pecans

Cinnamon Sugar Mixture

  • 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup
  • of brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla

Dusting Mixture

  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of flour

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350°. 
Line a pizza pan or large cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet on medium low. Add the pecans and cook them until you can smell them, but don’t burn them. Pour them onto a plate to cool. Set aside.

pecans and butter
pecans cooling

3. In a bowl mix the 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter with the 3/4 cup of brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the 1 1/2 tablespoons of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of vanilla. Mix until combined. Also set aside.

bowl of butter
brown sugar
bowl of vanilla

4. Mix 1 tablespoon of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of flour, and set aside. You will use this to dust your dough, rolling pin and counter surface. Use just enough so it does not stick.

flour and cocoa in a bowl

5. Place your 16oz ready made plain pizza dough on the dusted surface.
 Roll into 12″ circle or whatever shape you prefer. Just make sure the dough is rolled out to about a 1/4″ thickness.

pizza double
photo of pizza dough up close
rolling out pizza dough

6. Now comes the fun part- the assembly! Take your pizza dough and lay it on your lined pan. Next, add butter, sugar and cinnamon mixture and spread all over your dough. Then, sprinkle your toasted pecans all over the top and lightly press them into the dough.

pizza dough with cinnamon mixture

7. Bake at 350° for approximately 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let it cool (be careful- sugar burns are very painful). Slice and enjoy your sweet dessert pizza!

baking butter pecan pizza
butter pecan pizza
dessert pizza
The Incredible Butter Pecan Cinnamon Roll Pizza

Butter Pecan Cinnamon Roll Dessert Pizza

Hollie Schultz
Butter Pecan Cinnamon Roll Dessert Pizza
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 421 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz pizza dough

BUTTER PECANS

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup pecans chopped

CINNAMON SUGAR MIXTURE

  • 6 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp vanilla

DUSTING MIXTURE

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°. 
Line a pizza pan or large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet on medium low. Add the pecans and cook them until you can smell them, but don’t burn them. Pour them onto a plate to cool. Set aside.
  • In a bowl mix the 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter with the 3/4 cup of brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the 1 1/2 tablespoons of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of vanilla. Mix until combined. Also set aside.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of flour, and set aside. You will use this to dust your dough, rolling pin and counter surface. Use just enough so it does not stick.
  • Place your 16oz ready made plain pizza dough on the dusted surface.
 Roll into 12″ circle or whatever shape you prefer. Just make sure the dough is rolled out to about a 1/4″ thickness.
  • Now comes the fun part- the assembly! Take your pizza dough and lay it on your lined pan. Next, add butter, sugar and cinnamon mixture and spread all over your dough. Then, sprinkle your toasted pecans all over the top and lightly press them into the dough.
  • Bake at 350° for approximately 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let it cool (be careful- sugar burns are very painful). Slice and enjoy your sweet treat!

Nutrition

Calories: 421kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 6gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 418mgPotassium: 89mgFiber: 3gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 382IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 2mg
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