Monkey Bread Muffins

Monkey Bread Muffins

106 Reviews 27 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Lindsay Deaver
Recipe by  Lindsay Deaver

“Easy refrigerated biscuit dough monkey bread cooked in muffin pans. My son who calls these 'monkey sins' loves to be in charge of shaking the biscuit pieces with the spiced sugar. I love that I can make a few of these at a time and eat them warm without waiting for a large enough crowd to justify a tube pan full.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 muffins

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Butter 6 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.
  2. Combine the apple pie spice and white sugar in a small bowl; roll the biscuit pieces in the mixture to coat. Divide the coated pieces between the prepared muffin cups.
  3. Combine the brown sugar, butter, and water in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Allow the mixture to boil until the sugar is completely dissolved, 2 to 3 minutes. Spoon the mixture over the biscuit pieces.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, and the tops spring back when lightly pressed, 8 to 12 minutes.

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Reviews (106)

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Tallone
76

Tallone

I loved it, Loved It, Loved It....Yummmy. I did make some changes, to make it low calorie. I used sugar sub (equal and splendar). I've been looking for a recipe that was quick and easy this one was perfect. So, Yummy with my coffee Easter moring. I dld make some spice changes. I used cinnamon instead of apple pie spice and changed the butter to low cal butter sub. I cut each biscuit in four pieces. I put six pieces in each muffin cup. And as a Weight Watcher each muffin was only 1 1/2 points. This was so good it truly reminded me of a "REAL" cinnamon roll from the donut shop. Thanks Lindsay. great idea.

Sarah Jo
73

Sarah Jo

I used the bread dough from the Cloverleaf Rolls, which is also from this site (I don't usually keep whomp biscuits on hand). Because the recipe made twelve "muffins", I had to double the rest of the ingredients. This was good, though next time I'll just do what I usually do with monkey bread and dip the ball in butter and roll in the sugar/spice blend. I did make a cream cheese drizzle for the top of these which the boys flipped for. It took a little more time with a homemade bread dough but the outcome was great. The kids especially liked these. NOTE: I used my small cookie scoop for this and made three balls in each muffin tin, just like I did for making Cloverleaf Rolls.

Shalaine_1
60

Shalaine_1

I didn't have pie spice in my cupboard so I used cinnamon and nutmeg. I used 7 muffin cups but could have spread it out to 8 or 9. These got rave reviews from my kids and my dad. Super easy to make. These do not last long. **Update: Made these again and they fill 9 muffin liners nicely.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 313 cal
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs
  • 45 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 612 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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