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Maple Bacon Monkey Bread

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

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons real maple syrup
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
6
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter and syrup uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until hot. Stir in brown sugar and red pepper until dissolved. Stir in bacon. Evenly spoon 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 (48 pieces of dough total). Roll each piece of dough into a ball. Arrange balls over butter mixture in pan.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Place heatproof serving plate over pan; carefully turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter and syrup uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until hot. Stir in brown sugar and red pepper until dissolved. Stir in bacon. Evenly spoon 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 (48 pieces of dough total). Roll each piece of dough into a ball. Arrange balls over butter mixture in pan.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Place heatproof serving plate over pan; carefully turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Cayenne pepper is a hot, pungent powder made from several of various tropical chiles that originated in French Guiana.

Increase the amount of cayenne pepper for an extra-spicy treat.

Nutritional information

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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.