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Giant Pumpkin Caramel Pecan Skillet Cinnamon Roll

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 6 servings
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl


For bread:

  • 1/2 c. warm water
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 - 1/4 oz. packet active dry yeast
  • 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 c. canned pumpkin puree

For filling:

  • 1/2 c. unsalted butter softened
  • 2/3 c. packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 c. finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 recipe Fireball Whiskey Caramel Sauce


  • In a large mixing bowl fitted with the dough hook attachment, stir together water, sugar, and yeast.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes, or until the yeast foams and is frothy.
  • Add flour, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, salt, butter, and pumpkin puree to the yeast mixture.
  • Beat at low-medium speed for about 3 minutes, or until dough is soft, smooth, and elastic.
  • Place dough in a greased bowl, turning over once to coat the top, and cover.
  • Let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour, or until double in size.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Roll into a 12x16-inch rectangle.
  • Spread the dough with the softened butter to within 1/2-inch from the edges.
  • In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, pecans, and cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle evenly over the butter.
  • Starting with the long side, roll dough jelly-roll style, and lightly pinch the seam and the ends to seal.
  • Cut in half lengthwise, leaving two inches at the top intact. Turn the two halves facing cut side up.
  • Twist the halves around each other, keeping the cut side up, while also forming it into a round - this process is WAY easier than it sounds. As you are twisting the halves, they naturally start to form a circle while you are trying to keep the cut sides up.
  • Once it's in a circle, carefully lift the dough round and place it in a greased 10-inch skillet.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour, or until double in size.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, or until the edges and top are golden brown, and the center feels set.
  • Drizzle with Fireball Whiskey Caramel Sauce. Serve warm.