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Monkey Bread with a Twist


"Delicious twist to monkey bread that everyone will love in your family."
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1 h servings 385 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings


  • Calories:
  • 385 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.5g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 756 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a tube pan.
  2. Combine the sugar and cinnamon together in a large sealable plastic bag; add the biscuit dough in batches of 6 to 8 pieces and shake to coat. Alternate layers of the chopped apple and the coated dough pieces in the prepared pan.
  3. Melt the margarine in a small saucepan over medium heat; stir the brown sugar into the melted margarine. Bring to a boil; cook at a boil for 1 minute, remove from heat, and pour over the apple and biscuit layers.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through, about 35 minutes. Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a plate to serve.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 79 Ratings

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This was REALLY good. Would be great for a brunch or Christmas breakfast. My only suggestion would be after about 15 mins in oven you might should cover with aluminum foil to prevent the edges ...

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I must admit I didn't have a bundt pan. I used my cast iron pot and put a steel can in the middle. Then I placed the ingredients around the can as directed. The flavor was really tasty but the b...

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This was REALLY good. Would be great for a brunch or Christmas breakfast. My only suggestion would be after about 15 mins in oven you might should cover with aluminum foil to prevent the edges ...

Perfect! We love this cinnamony apple goodness for a weekend breakfast! The apples are a great addition to monkey bread. I also like to add chopped walnuts or pecans. Since it's just the two...

Yummy! I used 2 apples (Braeburn and Granny Smith), butter because I was out of margarine, but followed the rest of the recipe as written. I don't have a smooth tube pan, so I sprayed my fluted...

this is the basis for any future recipe of monkey bread, but i made this to the tee (cept made my own biscuits, cuz i didn't have any premade) and it was quite too sweet. i loved the idea of app...

OUTSTANDING! The only change I made to this recipe was that I only used 2 apples. The next time I make this recipe, I will only use 1/2 cup of white sugar with 2 TBSP of cinnamon as I had a lo...

We love Monkey Bread - I've made this again and again for years now and it's just superb. My daughter's band and classmates always ask for it! Not to mention the neighbor when they find out I've...

Yummy,easy,fun to make with the kiddos. I used 1/2 cup of sugar and a little over 2 tsp of cinnamon. Which was plenty to coat the biscuits. No need to use a whole cup. This was there was no wast...

This was delicious! A huge hit with the party I brought it to - lots of people asking for the recipe. Be careful not to stack the biscuits too high - the middles ones had a little trouble cookin...

a very interesting taste apple and cinnimen were classic flavors and it all worked well