At Christmas time our family has many traditions and this one has been a favorite. In 2003, Debbie was telling me that she makes sticky buns and leaves them on her neighbor’s doorstep on Christmas Eve.
We borrowed her idea and continued the Farinella tradition in our house. Every Christmas Eve, the kids make a pan for our family to enjoy on Christmas morning and they also make another pan for our neighbors’ including the baking instructions and a new Christmas kitchen towel. It is always fun for the kids to drop the goods on the doorstep, ring the doorbell, and RUN! Our friends open their door and there are Christmas Morning Sticky Buns ready to rise on their counter. After so many years though, there is no more mystery as to who left them, just a fun tradition! This is also a great gift idea to bring to someone anytime of the year. Super easy to throw together with only six ingredients! Add a new tea towel, a Bundt® pan (can be a disposable one), printed cooking instructions and this makes a great gift! And it’s always fun to wake up to risen buns! 😄In the morning pop the bundt pan in the oven and after about 20 minutes, violà, Morning Sticky Buns!For a complete breakfast add an egg casserole (also made the night before). Go ahead, borrow the tradition, your family, friends and neighbors will love you for it!
Combine the pudding mix, sugar, cinnamon, and nuts in a small bowl.
In the morning, remove the dishtowel and, voilà, risen rolls! Preheat the oven to 350°F.