Need a treat for after dinner or a sweet way to start your morning? Try these orange pull aparts!

Servings: 12 to 20
Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
Cook Time: 20-25 minutes


Pull apart base

  • Rhodes dinner rolls, thawed (20 rolls for a 9×13 pan or 12 rolls for a 12” deep dish pan)
  • Grated peel of 1 orange
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ½ cup sugar

Citrus Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice


  1. Grate 1 orange peel/rind and mix with sugar.
  2. Cut thawed rolls in half and place in a greased 9×13 pan or 12” deep dish pizza pan.
  3. Melt ¼ cup butter and pour over rolls. Sprinkle with rind/sugar mixture, reserving ½ cup of mixture to sprinkle on before baking.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Let rise until double in size.
  5. Remove wrap and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Remove from pan and place on rack within 4-5 minutes after removing from the oven.
  6. To make the citrus glaze, combine the ingredients and mix until thin. Cover rolls with the glaze while warm and enjoy.