Monkey-Bread Muffins

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Monkey-Bread Muffins
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65 mins
Recipe by Administrator
Published on May 27, 2023


  • 1 can (16.3 oz) refrigerated biscuit dough
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 12 cup muffin tin.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Cut each biscuit into quarters and add to the cinnamon sugar mixture. Toss to coat.
  4. Place the biscuit pieces in the prepared muffin tin. Drizzle the melted butter over the top.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Monkey bread is also known as Monkey puzzle bread, pluck-a-penny, pinch-me cake, and bubble loaf.
  • The name “monkey bread” is believed to have been derived from the way the monkey would pluck pieces of the sweet bread off a string or branch.
  • Monkey bread muffins can be served as a breakfast, snack, or dessert.