Lemon Pull-Aparts

Published on Jul 31, 2011
Updated on Oct 29, 2018

Lemon Pull-Aparts // These are so light, lemony, and delicious.  If you love lemon, you will love these! | Tried and TastyLast month I discovered a love of all things lemon. I decided not to flood the site with all the recipes I wanted to try, but instead spread them out over the coming months. This recipe was posted by one of my fellow Rhodes Guest Bloggers, Melissa Esplin. She has fabulous step-by-step photos of how easy this recipe is. If you’d like to see it click here. As soon as I saw her guest blog I knew it was in the stars for me. These are so light. So lemony. So amazing. If you like lemon, you will love these.

Lemon Pull Aparts

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Pull Aparts
Prep Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 231 kcal
Author: Yvonne

These Lemon Pull Aparts are sweet, delicious, and perfectly lemon-y!



  • 12 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls thawed but still cold
  • zest from 2 whole lemons
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter melted

Citrus Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Mix lemon zest with sugar.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Combine glaze ingredients and mix well. Drizzle over pull-aparts.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Rhodes Bake N Serv

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Pull Aparts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 267mg12%
Potassium 49mg1%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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5 comments about “Lemon Pull-Aparts

    1. Yvonne

      I’m so glad you came and checked them out! They are indeed as yummy as they look. Seriously. You will LOVE them!

  1. Shonti

    Wow my family fell in love with Rhodes rolls and I was just wondering how they would taste if I turn them into a sweet treat…glad to know it can happen and will try this recipe this week..

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