Bacon Cheddar Monkey Bread

Crisp bacon and shredded cheddar cheese up the yum on the sweet, gooey goodness of monkey bread.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Monkey Bread

3 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
teaspoon salt
6
tablespoons butter, softened
1/2
cup milk
1
egg, slightly beaten
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled (about 3/4 cup crumbled)
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)

Herb Dipping Sauce

1
cup mayonnaise
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon onion powder
2
tablespoons Italian seasoning

  • 1 In small bowl, mix Herb Dipping Sauce ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches, with cooking spray.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir Bisquick mix, salt, 3 tablespoons of the softened butter, the milk, egg, crumbled bacon and cheese. Mixture will be crumbly. Using hands, work the mixture until thick dough forms. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place balls in loaf pan. Drizzle with remaining 3 tablespoons melted butter.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with sauce.

Expert Tips

Add some additional flavor by stirring 2 to 3 chopped green onions into the dough before rolling it into balls.

Bottled ranch dressing also makes a great dipping sauce for this recipe if you’re looking to save a little time.