Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Monkey Bread

A spicy jalapeño popper monkey bread filled with cream cheese and topped with cheese.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
3/4
cup canned sliced jalapeño chiles, drained
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
3
tablespoons butter, melted
1/3
cup cornmeal
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 10-inch cast-iron skillet with cooking spray. Unroll each can of dough into 1 large rectangle; if using crescent roll dough, press perforations to seal. Cut each rectangle into 8 rows by 3 rows, to make 24 pieces per rectangle (48 pieces of dough total).
  • 2 Place chile slice on center of dough piece; top with about 1/2 teaspoon cream cheese. Pull corners up, and pinch to seal; roll into a ball. Holding seam side down, brush top and sides with butter. Roll in cornmeal, and place seam side down in pan. Repeat with remaining dough. Drizzle remaining butter on top.
  • 3 Bake 23 to 27 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Cool 1 minute. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    260),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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