Monkey Bread Muffins have got to be one of our favorite, state fair-inspired desserts!

For the uninitiated, monkey bread simply consists of biscuit dough sprinkled with brown sugar and melted butter. In this recipe, we make muffins out of them and drizzle with homemade icing.

Watch our video tutorial to see how to make them:

These Monkey Bread Muffins are a delicious and easy dessert recipe with icing on top
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Monkey Bread Muffins (with Video)

A delicious new way to eat monkey bread
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 289 kcal
Author TipBuzz



  • 2 packages refrigerated biscuit dough
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 oz butterscotch pudding mix


  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Grease a 6-cup muffin tin and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Cut biscuit dough into quarters and thoroughly coat with brown sugar mixture. Set any remaining mixture aside.
  4. Place 4 pieces of dough into each muffin cup.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine butterscotch pudding mix, melted butter and add in any remaining brown sugar mix.
  6. Coat the top of your muffins with butterscotch mixture.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Make the icing by combining butter, powdered sugar and milk. Drizzle onto the muffins. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Monkey Bread Muffins (with Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 809mg 34%
Potassium 142mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 52g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 25g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 8%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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