We have a sticky situation here but trust us, it’s the kind you’d want to be in every single morning. These Salted Caramel Sticky Buns will be the golden sunrise to your day, no matter the chaos that’s to come! Fluffy with just the right amount of crispy, these sweet little treats are glazed with a rich caramelly glaze that’s sprinkled with the perfect touch of sea salt. Who wouldn’t want that sweet-and-saltiness in their life?! Salted Caramel Sticky Buns make every day a little better!

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For the sticky buns:

  • 1 roll crescent dough sheet
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

For the salted caramel glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons caramel sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a pie plate.

Step 3 –Line a flat surface with parchment paper and roll the dough sheet out onto it.

Step 4 –Brush the dough sheet with enough of the melted butter to cover the surface and then reserve the remaining butter.

Step 5 –Sprinkle the dough sheet with the cinnamon and the brown sugar.

Step 6 –Drizzle the remaining butter over the dough sheet.

Step 7 –Starting at the short side of the dough sheet, roll it into one long roll and pinch the edges to seal.

Step 8 –Use a sharp knife to carefully cut the dough roll into eight equal pieces.

Step 9 –Place the dough pieces into the prepared pie plate.

Step 10 –Bake the buns until they are firm to the touch, but still soft inside, about 12 minutes.

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Step 11 –While the buns are baking, in a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, the vanilla, the milk, and the caramel sauce.

Step 12 –Transfer the buns from the oven and drench them with most of the glaze, reserving a small portion of the glaze.

Step 13 –Allow the glazed buns to rest for 10 minutes.

Step 14 –Line a flat surface with parchment paper and transfer the cooled buns there.

Step 15 –Lightly drizzle the buns with the reserved glaze.

Step 16 –Sprinkle the buns with the sea salt.

Step 17 –Serve.