Overnight Monkey Bread

Overnight Monkey Bread Recipe

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Pamela Holcomb


I got this recipe from a lady I worked with several years ago. This is a favorite with my children who have over the years insisted we have this every Christmas morning.


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5 or 6 servings
15 Min
30 Min


  • 18
    frozen roll dough balls
  • 1/2 pkg
    instant butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    karo (or other) clear syrup
  • 1/2 c
    nuts (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Overnight Monkey Bread


  1. AT NIGHT BEFORE GOING TO BED: Spray a bundt pan with Pam and place 18 little balls of dough into it. Sprinkle pudding mix over them. As well as nuts, if using.
  2. In a separate pan on stove over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the sugar, brown sugar, Karo and cinnamon and stir until sugars all is combined and melted together. Pour hot syrup over rolls in bundt pan. Cover with damp-wet towel and let sit on kitchen counter overnight.
  3. IN THE MORNING: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. When oven is hot, bake for 20 minutes. Take out of oven and cover losely with foil, so bread does not overbrown and bake for additional 10 minutes more.
  4. When done, turn out onto a large serving plate while hot and spread out. BE CAREFUL ... the syrup will be very hot. Don't burn yourself. Enjoy!

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About Overnight Monkey Bread

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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