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Cream Cheese Stuffed Monkey Bread

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Cream Cheese Stuffed Monkey Bread
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8
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A twist on the classic monkey bread recipe--cream cheese-stuffed Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescents oozing with warm caramel and cinnamon.
Apr 27, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 container (227 g) spreadable cream cheese
  • 2 cans (8 count each Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescents
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening or cooking spray. In small shallow bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon.
  • 2
    Unroll each can of dough into 1 large rectangle; press perforations to seal. Cut each rectangle into 8 rows by 3 rows, to make 24 pieces per rectangle (48 pieces of dough total).
  • 3
    Place about 1/2 teaspoon cream cheese on centre of dough piece. Fold dough over cream cheese, and gently crimp it around cream cheese; roll in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Repeat with remaining dough pieces.
  • 4
    Place cream cheese-filled dough balls in pan. Sprinkle with remaining sugar-cinnamon mixture. In small bowl, mix brown sugar and melted butter; pour over crescent pieces.
  • 5
    Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan 10 minutes; run knife around edge of pan to loosen. Place heatproof serving plate over pan; carefully turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Cool 10 minutes longer. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bread.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Try fruit-flavoured cream cheese in place of the plain cream cheese.
  • Tip 2
    Store any remaining monkey bread in the refrigerator to keep the cream cheese food safe.

Nutrition Information

500 Calories, 31g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 52g Total Carbs, 29g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8 servings
Calories
500
Total Fat
31g
Saturated Fat
16g
Trans Fat
0.5g
Cholesterol
50mg
Sodium
640mg
Total Carbs
52g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Sugars
29g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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