Apple-Cinnamon Monkey Bread

Apple-Cinnamon Monkey Bread

A tasty twist on the classic monkey bread recipe topped with apples, warm caramel and cinnamon.

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cup sugar
teaspoons ground cinnamon
cans (16.3 oz each) Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle refrigerated reduced-fat buttermilk biscuits
medium tart apple, peeled, thinly sliced
cup chopped pecans or walnuts
cup fat-free caramel topping
teaspoons vanilla
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  2. In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix sugar and cinnamon. Separate dough into 16 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into quarters. Add biscuit pieces to sugar mixture. Seal bag; shake to coat.
  3. Sprinkle half of apple slices in pan. Layer half of the biscuit pieces and half of the pecans on top of apples. Sprinkle with remaining apple slices. Layer remaining biscuit pieces and remaining pecans on top.
  4. In small bowl, mix caramel topping and vanilla. Pour over biscuit pieces.
  5. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Cover loosely with foil during last 10 minutes to prevent overbrowning. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn upside down onto serving plate. Serve warm.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To be sure caramel topping does not ooze out of pan, use a pan that does not have a removable bottom.
Try microwaving caramel container uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds to make it easier to work with.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.