Lemon Pull-Aparts

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Prep Time: 10 min.
Bake Time: 20-25 min.
Servings: 10-12
Difficulty: Beginning


12 Rhodes White Dinner Rolls, dough thawed but still cold
zest from 2 whole lemons
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted

Citrus Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon butter, melted
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


Mix lemon zest with sugar. Cut rolls in half and place in a 12-inch sprayed deep dish pizza pan or 9×13-inch sprayed baking pan. Drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over rolls. Sprinkle with lemon zest/sugar mixture, reserving 1/2 of mixture to sprinkle on just before baking. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap. Let rise until double in size.

Remove wrap. Sprinkle on remaining mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F 20-25 minutes. Remove immediately from pan and place on cooling rack.

Combine glaze ingredients and mix well. Drizzle over pull-aparts.

  • Don
    March 24, 2018

    Works just as well with an orange

  • Kelly
    April 1, 2018

    I havr been making these for years. They are good fresh out of the oven but not once they are cold. They taste like a yeast donut. They are to die for. Do not use lemon juice from a bottle as it womt tast good

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