surprise monkey bread

★★★★★ 22 Reviews
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By Lisa Allen
from Love to cook in, AL

This is very yummy and gooey! Great for breakfast or snack.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This isn't your everyday monkey bread! Inside each biscuit is a sweet cream cheese filling surprise. Yum!!!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 22 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 25 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For surprise monkey bread

  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter, cubed
  • 2 tube
    10 count refrigerated buttermilk flaky biscuits
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1
    8 oz cream cheese cut into 20 cubes
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)

How To Make surprise monkey bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    In a small microwave-safe bowl, heat brown sugar and butter on high for 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
  • 3
    Flatten each biscuit into a 3-in. circle. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle a heaping 1/2 teaspoon in the center of each biscuit.
  • 4
    Top with a cream cheese cube. Fold dough over filling; pinch edges to seal tightly.
  • 5
    Sprinkle 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts (if desired) into a 10-in fluted tube pan coated with cooking spray. Layer in order with half of the biscuits, 1/2 brown sugar and butter mixture and 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans. Repeat layers.
  • 6
    Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately invert onto a serving platter. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1 loaf (12 servings).

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