Maple Bacon Monkey Bread (Crowd Size)

Brown sugar, bacon and cayenne pepper give this monkey bread a delicious sweet and spicy caramelized flavor.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 30

Ingredients

1/3
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup real maple syrup
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
lb bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
5
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-inch fluted tube pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter and syrup uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds or until hot. Stir in brown sugar and red pepper until dissolved. Stir in bacon. Evenly spoon half of mixture into pan.
  • 3 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 (120 pieces of dough total). Roll each piece of dough into a ball. Arrange half of balls over butter mixture in pan. Spoon remaining butter mixture over balls and top with remaining balls.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Place heatproof serving plate over pan; carefully turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Let cool 15 minutes before serving. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    610mg
    610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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