Surprise Monkey Bread

Lisa Allen


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


★★★★★ 22 votes

25 Min
45 Min


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  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter, cubed
  • 2 tube(s)
    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. Directions:
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    In a small microwave-safe bowl, heat brown sugar and butter on high for 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
    Flatten each biscuit into a 3-in. circle. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle a heaping 1/2 teaspoon in the center of each biscuit. Top with a cream cheese cube. Fold dough over filling; pinch edges to seal tightly.
    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.
    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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About Surprise Monkey Bread

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Collection: Baked Treats
Other Tag: For Kids

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