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Caramel Apple Monkey Bread

Ooey gooey sticky bread filled with cinnamon sugared apples. This caramel apple monkey bread is perfect for entertaining and makes the best fall treat! 

This easy monkey bread is such a fun fall treat. It’s one of my favorites to make when entertaining, along with brown bag apple pie, apple cheesecake pie and apple pull apart bread with caramel icing.

caramel apple monkey bread on cake stand

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If you’re a fan of monkey bread, you’re going to love this delicious caramel apple version! This is a classic recipe that I know many of you have, but I thought it would be fun to dress it up for fall using one of my favorite fruits to bake with…apples. It really takes the bread over the top!

It looks so pretty on a cake stand and is perfect for entertaining this fall. I served this treat up for some friends and they all loved it. The bites of pure apple caramel goodness are amazing…this is seriously one of the best fall apple desserts!

What is monkey bread?

Monkey bread (also known as sticky bread or bubble bread) is a pastry that’s made by baking numerous pieces of soft baked dough balls in a pan. Typically it’s soft, sweet and coated with a cinnamon sticky sauce. Monkey bread is absolutely divine and completely addicting!

caramel apple monkey bread on fork

Ingredients

  • Butter
  • Butterscotch pudding
  • Buttermilk biscuits (canned, store-bought)
  • Apples
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon

How to make monkey bread

This apple monkey bread is simple to make and is absolutely delicious. Follow the steps below to get started. Scroll down for the printable recipe.

  1. Prepare. Preheat oven to 325°F. Take stick of butter and grease bundt pan very generously. Pour butterscotch pudding mix in bundt pan coating evenly. Set aside
  2. Mix. Combine 3 Tablespoons brown sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl. Add apples and coat.
  3. Fill. Open biscuits and flatten with hands then cut roll into halves. Place about 3-5 apple piece in the center and fold the dough around the apple. Seal the dough by rolling into a ball. Repeat until all of the biscuits are filled. The place all of the biscuits into the bundt pan.
  4. Melt. Melt remaining butter then combine with 1/2 cup of brown sugar and mix. Pour evenly on top of biscuits.
  5. Bake. Bake in the oven for 35 – 40 minutes or until the apples are cooked through. Tent foil over bread if it starts to brown. Let cool for 5 minutes in pan then place serving dish over top and flip the monkey bread on top.

caramel apple monkey bread on cake stand

Other fall favorites:

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Caramel Apple Monkey Bread

5 from 5 votes
Ooey gooey sticky bread filled with cinnamon sugared apples. This caramel apple monkey bread is perfect for entertaining and makes the best fall treat! 
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Servings: 12

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup butter , 1 stick, softened
  • 3.5 ounces Jell-O Cook & Serve Butterscotch Pudding
  • 32.6 ounces Pillsbury Grands-Homestyle Buttermilk Biscuits , 2 cans (you can also use Rhodes if they are thawed)
  • 2 cups apples , chopped into 1/2″ pieces
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar , plus 3 Tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Optional: 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

    Instructions

    • Preheat oven to 325°F. Take stick of butter and grease bundt pan very generously. Pour butterscotch pudding mix in bundt pan coating evenly. Set aside
    • Combine 3 Tablespoons brown sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl. Add apples and coat.
    • Open biscuits and flatten with hands then cut roll into halves. Place about 3-5 apple piece in the center and fold the dough around the apple. Seal the dough by rolling into a ball. Repeat until all of the biscuits are filled. The place all of the biscuits into the bundt pan. Add nuts in between if adding.
    • Melt remaining butter then combine with 1/2 cup of brown sugar and mix. Pour evenly on top of biscuits.
    • Bake monkey bread for 35 minutes-40 minutes or until the apples are cooked through. Tent foil over bread if it starts to brown. Let cool for 5 minutes in pan then place serving dish over top and flip monkey bread on top.

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    Notes

    This bread is best served fresh out of the oven while warm.

    Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 848mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2.6mg
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Author: Jamielyn Nye

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