Baklava Cinnamon Rolls

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How about turning ordinary store-bought cinnamon rolls into a spectacular treat? Try these Baklava-inspired Pistachio Walnut Cinnamon Rolls—they’re not only incredibly delicious and sticky but also super easy to whip up.

Transform your breakfast or brunch with these mouthwatering rolls that boast a secret ingredient for a burst of flavor. These cinnamon rolls with nuts are so tasty that your guests might just find themselves licking their plates.

Baklava Cinnamon Rolls

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 24


  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cans of cinnamon rolls


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium saucepan, bring brown sugar, honey, cream, and butter to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer uncovered for 5 minutes, and cool slightly.
  • In a small bowl, mix walnuts, pistachios, granulated sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Unroll the cinnamon rolls and spoon the nut mixture over each roll. Roll the dough back up.
  • Grease a 9×9 baking dish, spoon half of the prepared syrup in the bottom, place the cinnamon rolls on top. Drizzle the remaining syrup on top and sprinkle the remaining nut mixture over the rolls.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until golden brown and fluffy. Let it stand for 5 minutes and serve warm.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.

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