Desserts

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

So you bought some Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls, now what? You could always follow the directions on the can and whip up a batch. But, if you want something different and just as easy, you’ll want to make this recipe for Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread.

Monkey Bread is the type of recipe that once you make it, you’ll never forget how. You’ll also be able to customize the recipe into whatever flavours you choose. Almost anything can be turned into monkey bread! Cinnamon rolls are one of my favourite ingredients to use in it. Because easy.

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread - You'll love this easy dessert hack! Instead of making cinnamon rolls, give this scrumptious monkey bread recipe a try.

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

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All you need is a can of refrigerated cinnamon roll dough and two ingredients to make the glaze. That’s it. Put the cut up cinnamon roll dough into your fluted tube pan and magic will happen in your oven.

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread - You'll love this easy dessert hack! Instead of making cinnamon rolls, give this scrumptious monkey bread recipe a try.

In less than an hour, you’ll have a golden brown, deliciously fragrant monkey bread ready to serve to your family. Well, almost ready. Don’t forget to make the glaze to drizzle on top.

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This Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread is delicious served with a hot mug of freshly brewed coffee. Serve it as an afternoon snack or as a dessert to end a delicious meal. My kids love to eat it with vanilla ice cream. Save some extra glaze and drizzle it over the ice cream…..oh my!

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread - You'll love this easy dessert hack! Instead of making cinnamon rolls, give this scrumptious monkey bread recipe a try.

I adore the smell of cinnamon baked goods. If you want your home to smell fabulous, make this recipe. I kept wanting to peek inside the oven to see if it was ready. I was anxious for a taste! It did not disappoint.

The beauty of this recipe is how easy it is to make. It tastes homemade even though we just a quick hack with the cinnamon rolls. It can be our little secret.

I have a few more yummy cinnamon desserts for you to try like these Mini Rum Butter Cinnamon Rolls, Cinnamon Raisin Breakfast Casserole, Slow Cooker Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding, Cheesecake Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls and Biscoff Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake. I also have a round up of 20 mouthwatering cinnamon desserts from my bloggy friends.

Are you a fan of cinnamon desserts?

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread - You'll love this easy dessert hack! Instead of making cinnamon rolls, give this scrumptious monkey bread recipe a try.

Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
You’ll love this easy dessert hack! Instead of making cinnamon rolls, give this scrumptious monkey bread recipe a try.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cans Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray a fluted tube pan with cooking spray.
  2. Open can of cinnamon rolls and separate along perforations. Cut each cinnamon roll into quarters and place in pan.
  3. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until dough is cooked and golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan before flipping over onto a plate.

Glaze

  1. Stir together milk and powdered sugar in a small bowl. Adjust consistency by adding more milk/powdered sugar. Drizzle glaze over the top of monkey bread and serve warm.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 slice
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 257 Total Fat: 7.1g Saturated Fat: 2.1g Trans Fat: 2.7g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0.4mg Sodium: 487.3mg Carbohydrates: 46g Fiber: 0.9g Sugar: 25.8g Protein: 2.9g

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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