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Delicious homemade Monkey Bread for the holidays with raisins, nuts and colorful icing for a festive look. There's nothing more comforting or satisfying for breakfast, brunch or a party.
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Holiday Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread is a heartwarming crowd pleaser to share on any occasion, including Christmas morning! Not only is it delicious to eat, it’s also fun to make. Serve it warm for breakfast or brunch, or put it out for a party. Finish it off with colored icing for a festive touch! #BeAMerryMaker #ad
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Resting time10 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: monkey bread
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 433kcal
Author: TipBuzz


  • 2 cans Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls 13 oz each
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup walnut pieces chopped
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted

Serving - optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a large 10-inch bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Open cans of cinnamon rolls, separate into pieces. Cut each piece into quarters.
  • Combine granulated sugar and cinnamon in a large ziptop bag or mixing bowl.
  • Toss cinnamon roll pieces in the cinnamon sugar mixture to coat.
  • Arrange the pieces in the bundt pan (should be about 2/3 full).
  • Sprinkle raisins and walnuts on top.
  • In a small bowl, stir together melted butter and brown sugar. Drizzle over the mixture in the pan.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until dark golden brown and no longer doughy in center. 
  • Remove from oven and cool in pan for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, make the icing.
  • In a small bowl, mix one pack of icing with 3 drops of green food color.
  • In another small bowl, mixing the second pack of icing with 3 drops of red color.
  • Invert the monkey bread onto a serving plate.
  • Drizzle white, green and red icing over cake. Serve and enjoy!



Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 448mg | Potassium: 95mg | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.4mg