Monkey Bread

A simple and delicious recipe for Monkey Bread that you will enjoy making for any occasion. 

Monkey Bread |

Holiday Breakfast Ideas — Week 3

Each week that I share one of my favorite holiday breakfast ideas is a reminder that we are getting closer and closer to Christmas.  The holiday season goes by so quickly, that I like to make the most of each day leading up to Christmas.  I’m always a little sad once it’s over.  Now I am excited and full of anticipation of what plans we have for the holidays.  From journeys on the Polar Express, sledding, Friday night popcorn and Christmas movie night with a cozy fire, are activities that make the holidays special.

The holidays aren’t complete without food, and lots of it.  Cookies, candy and buffet tables lined with yummy food.  Tis’ the season for a lot of goodies to enjoy.  One recipe that is on my menu for Christmas morning is this unbelievably easy and delicious Monkey Bread.  It takes 10-15 minutes to whip up in the morning and about 30 minutes to bake.  A warm plate of ooey, gooey Monkey Bread on Christmas morning is a special treat all our sugar plums will enjoy while opening presents. 

Monkey Bread |


Monkey Bread

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings


  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 (7.5 ounce each) tubes refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 stick butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Generously spray a 10-cup bundt pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle bottom and sides of bundt pan with chopped walnuts and set aside.
  3. Mix white sugar and cinnamon in large resealable bag.
  4. Open tubes of biscuit dough and cut the biscuits in half.
  5. Place biscuits in bag with sugar and cinnamon and toss to coat.
  6. Place biscuits in bundt pan, sprinkling with remaining sugar and cinnamon on top.
  7. In a medium bowl mix butter, light brown sugar, maple syrup and vanilla. Pour on top of biscuits.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes. Cool for about 5-10 minutes before turning over onto serving plate.

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