25+ Best Monkey Bread Recipes

Growing up, I can remember so vividly my mom making monkey bread as a special weekend treat. Her traditional monkey bread recipe is one that I still love to make over and over again, but sometimes, I also love to try some unique takes on monkey bread, adding other ingredients and flavors for a treat that is great for breakfast, a snack, dessert, or anytime in between. Today, I’ve rounded up some truly delicious, show-stopping monkey bread recipes. I’ve divided this roundup into a sweet section and a savory section, because monkey bread really is something that is meant to be enjoyed any time of day!

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Not familiar with monkey bread? The traditional recipe calls for canned biscuits or frozen bread dough that is cut into small sections and dredged in cinnamon-sugar and drizzled with butter and brown sugar before baking in a Bundt pan. I’ve also heard of monkey bread referred to as pull-apart bread or bubble bread. No matter what you call it, it is downright delicious!


This lineup of sweet monkey bread recipes is brimming with great ideas to make to enjoy for breakfast, or even for dessert! With options ranging from peaches and cream monkey bread to s’mores monkey bread, you are sure to find a recipe to love!

Strawberry Monkey Bread

Peaches and Cream Monkey Bread

Pumpkin Pie Monkey Bread via The Cookie Rookie

S’mores Monkey Bread via Lemon Tree Dwelling

Apple Fritter Monkey Bread via Delish

Peanut Butter Chocolate Monkey Bread via My Crazy Good Life

Cherry Pie Monkey Bread via The Skinny Fork

Lemon Monkey Bread via The Recipe Rebel

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread via Julie’s Eats and Treats

Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread from Scratch

Slow Cooker Monkey Bread via Baked by an Introvert

Apple Pie Monkey Bread via Slapdash Mom

Pineapple Upside Down Monkey Bread via Wonky Wonderful

Nutella and Cream Cheese Monkey Bread via Girl and the Kitchen

Bacon Maple Monkey Bread via My Spicy Southern Kitchen

Who says monkey bread has to be sweet? These delicious savory monkey bread recipes are proof that monkey bread is perfect any time of day and for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner!

Sausage and Egg Monkey Bread via My Modern Cookery

Pizza Monkey Bread

Ham and Swiss Monkey Bread via Lemons for Lulu

Jalapeno Cheddar Monkey Bread via Neighbor Food

Mini Garlic Monkey Bread via Rasa Malaysia

Breakfast Monkey Bread via My Suburban Kitchen

Pretzel Monkey Bread via Carlsbad Cravings

Mexican Monkey Bread via Nest of Posies

Buffalo Chicken Monkey Bread via I Wash, You Dry

Garlic Parmesan Monkey Bread via See Vanessa Craft

Jalapeno Popper Monkey Bread via Mostly Homemade Mom

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Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you’ll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.


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