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Easy Lemon Pull Apart Rolls Recipe

These are so light and refreshing- perfect for breakfast for a Sunday brunch! 
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Breakfast, Breakfast Rolls, brunch, lemon
Servings: 6
Calories: 463kcal


  • 9x13 Inch Baking Dish
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Small Mixing Bowl


  • 12 Rhodes Dinner Rolls thawed but still cold
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted

Citrus Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter melted
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  • Mix lemon zest with sugar.
  • Cut rolls in half and place in a 12-inch sprayed deep dish pizza pan or 9x13-inch sprayed baking pan.
  • Drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over rolls. Sprinkle with lemon zest/sugar mixture, reserving 1/2 of mixture to sprinkle on just before baking.
  • Cover with sprayed plastic wrap. Let rise until double in size.
  • Remove wrap. Sprinkle on remaining mixture. Bake at 350°F 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove immediately from pan and place on cooling rack.
  • Combine glaze ingredients and mix well. Drizzle over pull-aparts.


Serve with Fresh Fruit for Brunch


Calories: 463kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 535mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 3mg