Monkey Bread Muffins

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Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is just like the wonderful warm loaf of Monkey Bread that we all have come to love so much. It's just in individual muffin-size servings, which is great for large gatherings because it's easier to handle. And it's adaptable; you can omit, double, or change ingredients to suit your taste preferences. I made several batches for my daughter's high school equestrian team, some with and some without walnuts, and everyone really loved them. Try it, I think you'll like it.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
ground cinnamon
3
(10-oz) cans refrigerator biscuit dough
3/4 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
finely chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
sugar glaze (optional -- see step #7)

How to Make Monkey Bread Muffins

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 24 paper cups of muffin pan or line with paper cupcake liners; set aside.
  • 2Mix white sugar and cinnamon together in a large (gallon-size) plastic zip-lock bag.
  • 3Separate biscuits. Cut each biscuit into four pieces. Add biscuit pieces to the zip-lock bag, and shake well until all biscuit pieces are well coated with the cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  • 4Press biscuit pieces into muffin cups, until about 2/3 full. (For each muffin, I used 5-6 dough pieces in two layers, and then pressed them down so cupcake liners were about 2/3 filled.) Top each muffin with about a teaspoon of chopped nuts, if using.
  • 5Heat brown sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium heat just until butter is melted, about 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Spoon butter mixture over each muffin.
  • 6Bake in preheated oven just until dough is cooked through but still soft, about 15 minutes.

    Remove muffins to rack to cool, or serve warm if desired.
  • 7OPTIONAL GLAZE - You can drizzle a simple sugar glaze over the tops if you like. To make a sugar glaze, mix about 3 tablespoons of powdered sugar with a little milk (just enough for proper consistency) and a drop or two of vanilla extract, and mix until smooth.

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About Monkey Bread Muffins

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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