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Apple-Cream Cheese Monkey Breads

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Apple-Cream Cheese Monkey Breads
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8
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This recipe mash-up is as simple as it is fun--monkey bread and a Danish, all-in-one, and in mini size.
Updated Oct 11, 2018

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons of the sugar and the cinnamon; set aside. In another small bowl, mix cream cheese, remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and the milk.
  • 3
    Unroll crescent dough onto work surface; press perforations to seal. Cut dough into 8 squares. Cut each of the 8 squares into 5 rows by 4 rows to make 20 mini squares each.
  • 4
    Add 20 squares of crescent dough to bottoms and halfway up sides of muffin cups.
  • 5
    Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar on top of crescent dough in each. Layer with about 2 teaspoons cream cheese mixture, a rounded tablespoon of pie filling, and top with another 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • 6
    Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To chop apple pie filling before using in recipe: measure apple pie filling, spoon onto cutting board, and chop apple slices using sharp knife.
  • tip 2
    For easier cutting, use a pizza cutter to cut dough into strips and squares.
  • tip 3
    Slide a small metal spatula or knife around edges of baked monkey breads for easier removal from pan.

Nutrition Information

190 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate, 16g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
16g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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