Monkey bread cups

Aimee Fortney

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Individual monkey bread bites!

Monkey bread cups

Make monkey bread as usual, except place them in individual muffin liners. Let the kids help you with this and everyone will enjoy the fun time making them as well as eating them!

Monkey bread cups

Makes 12


  • 3 (12 ounce) packages refrigerated biscuit dough
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Mix white sugar and cinnamon in a large zip top or brown paper bag.
  3. Cut each biscuit into quarters.
  4. Shake 6 to 8 pieces in the sugar and cinnamon mix until all have been coated. (If more sugar/cinnamon is needed, just add to the bag as you go along).
  5. Arrange pieces in cupcake liners, about 5-6 pieces per liner.
  6. Continue until all biscuits are coated and place in liners.
  7. In a small saucepan, melt the butter with the brown sugar over medium heat.
  8. Boil for 1 minute. Spoon over biscuits.
  9. Bake for 23-25 minutes.

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Aimee Fortney
Aimee Fortney is “Not the Perfect Cook.” Retiring at age 31 as a bilingual political consultant, Aimee is now a cookbook author, blogger, recipe developer and inspirational food lover, who lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Aimee can be seen on Nashville’s WSMV and you can read her blogs, recipes and funny, “Not the Perfect Cook” adventures as she strives to keep families out of the drive thru, cooking at home (on a budget) on her website, and follow her on twitter, @aimeefortney.