sticky bun


: a spiral-shaped cinnamon roll topped with melted brown sugar and butter

Examples of sticky bun in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Get the Recipe 14 of 80 Mini Bananas Foster Sticky Buns Capture the flavors of New Orleans' famous dessert in an adorable, bite-sized sticky bun. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 16 Apr. 2024 After two weeks on the lam, his namesake returned home, thanks to a sticky bun snack containing pet-safe Benadryl that the Rumbaughs had left out for him. Charmaine Patterson, Peoplemag, 17 Mar. 2024 Peppermint stick, caramel sticky bun, peanut butter fudge pretzel, kettle corn and holiday cookies and cream are the other winter Van Leeuwen options available in the freezer section. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 16 Oct. 2023 Earlier this year, the coffee giant launched a Cinnamon Caramel Cream Cold Brew, which was reminiscent of a sticky bun and became a favorite among cold brew fans. Hollyanna McCollom, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 May 2023 In my opinion, the comparison to a sticky bun is spot on. Bryce Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Mar. 2023 There is no yeast, for this is not a puffy, doughy sticky bun. Allison Robicelli, Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2023 Bar King, the nine-month-old restaurant and bar in the former Trifecta space, has closed permanently, while its attached bakery will serve its last miso-walnut sticky bun in January. Michael Russell, oregonlive, 15 Dec. 2020 The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 29 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sticky bun was in 1909

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“Sticky bun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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