1/4 C butter or margarine
1/4 C packed brown sugar
2 tbsp maple syrup
1/4 C chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
1 can refrigerated crescent roll dough
1 1/2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Heat oven to 375 degrees. In ungreased 8 or 9" round pan, place butter, brown sugar and syrup. Place in oven for 2-4 minutes or until butter melts. Mix until well blended; sprinkle with pecans. Remove dough from can. Separate long roll into 2 shorter rolls at the center perforation. With a serrated knife, cut each roll into 6 slices.
In a small bowl mix the sugar and cinnamon. Dip each side of each slice into the sugar mixture and arrange over butter mixture in pan. Sprinkle any remaining sugar mixture over the top. Bake 17-23 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute. Place heatproof serving plate upside down over pan. Turn plate and pan over; remove pan.