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Easy Monkey Bread Recipe

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
360
Calories Per Serving

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 Cups 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
Servings16
Calories Per Serving360
Total Fat18g27%
Sugar25gN/A
Saturated8g40%
Cholesterol23mg8%
Protein4g9%
Carbs48g16%
Vitamin A73µg8%
Vitamin C0.2mg0.3%
Vitamin D0.2µgN/A
Vitamin E0.3mg1.4%
Vitamin K1µg1%
Calcium35mg3%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)4µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)4µg1%
Iron2mg9%
Magnesium9mg2%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Phosphorus20mg3%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium72mg2%
Sodium621mg26%
Sugars, added20gN/A
Trans0.9gN/A
Zinc0.1mg0.9%