Peel, core, and dice small the apples.
Add the butter to a skillet over medium low heat.
Add the brown sugar and stir.
Add diced apples and let cook down for 5 minutes until softened.
Remove from heat and let cool down completely.
Once dough is doubled in size, pull out the dough and lay it out on a lightly floured surface.
Using a rolling pin, roll dough into an approximately 17×25″ rectangle that is 1/4″ thick.
For the filling - In a bowl, cream the butter. Then, add sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom.
Spread the filling mixture evenly over the dough.
Scoop out the apples, discarding the juice, and spread evenly over dough.
Carefully roll cinnamon rolls into log from the longest side up. One completely rolled, place seam side down. Cut into 12 even sized pieces.
Place into a greased 9x13 baking dish and cover to rise for 45-60 minutes or until cinnamon rolls are touching.
Preheat to 350 degrees F.
Once heated, place dish inside and bake in oven for 30-35 minutes.