honey bun
1. Also called sticky bun. a sweet spiral-shaped bun, usually with cinnamon, raisins, and nuts, coated with honey or butter and brown sugar.
2. Also, honeybun. Informal. honey (def. 6, 7).
[1895-1900, Amer.]

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