Easy Monkey Bread Recipe

Easy Monkey Bread Recipe
Staff Writer
Monkey Bread
Pillsbury
Monkey Bread

Pillsbury has celebrated the inventive home cook with their Bake-Off for over 40 years. The contest asks consumers to come up their own recipes using Pillsbury products and rewards one lucky winner with $1 million, a new kitchen, and their recipe featured on the Pillsbury website and products. The recipe has to be as good as this one, though. Plastered on the back of a biscuit can for years now, this recipe makes it possible to transform breakfast bread into a pull-apart treat that everyone will love.

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16
Servings
146
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cans (16.3 ounce each), buttermilk biscuits such as Pillsbury Grands! Homestyle, refrigerated
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, if desired
  • 1/2 cup raisins, if desired
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 12-cup fluted tube pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large-storage plastic food bag, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon.

Separate dough into 16 biscuits; cut each into quarters. Shake in bag to coat. Arrange in pan, adding walnuts and raisins among the biscuit pieces.

In small bowl, mix brown sugar and butter; pour over biscuit pieces.

Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn upside down onto serving plate; pull apart to serve. Serve warm.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
22g
17%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
69µg
10%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
120mg
12%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
11mg
3%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
80mg
11%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
224mg
15%
Water
10g
0%

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