Cheesy Italian Monkey Bread

cheesy italian monkey bread Side Dish Italian
Cheesy Italian Monkey Bread
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 12

Monkey bread isn't just for breakfast anymore. Sure, waking up to ooey-gooey caramel monkey bread is an amazing start to the day, but just think how delicious this cheesy version would be with an Italian dinner (or any dinner, really!). This savory pull-apart is a flavor-packed upgrade to your usual side bread situation. MORE+ LESS-

Updated March 13, 2019
Pillsbury Biscuits
Make with
Pillsbury Biscuits


cup grated Parmesan cheese
teaspoons Italian seasoning
cans (4.5 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
cup butter, melted
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 1-gallon bag, mix Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. Separate dough into 24 biscuits; cut each into quarters (a pizza wheel works really well for this). Place biscuit pieces in bag. Shake bag to coat dough.
  • 3
    Place half of dough pieces in pan. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over dough. Place remaining dough pieces in pan over cheese. Sprinkle any excess Parmesan cheese mixture over dough. Pour melted butter over top.
  • 4
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Place heatproof plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Pull apart to serve.

Expert Tips

  • You can mix up the spices or use Italian cheese to add even more robust flavor.
  • Serve with a side of marinara sauce for dipping.

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