Apple Raisin Pecan Monkey Bread.

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What can be better than classic monkey bread? ¬†How about adding yummy cinnamon apples. And crunchy pecans. And juicy raisins. Yup, I’d have to say the apple raisin pecan spin to the classic monkey bread definitely kicks it up a notch.

Here is what you will need:

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1/2 cup raisins

1 cup chopped apples

1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

3 (10 oz) cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions:

1Go ahead and grease up your pan (I like to use butter or butter flavored shortening). You can use a bundt pan or just a plain ol’ 8 inch round cake pan.

2Chop up your pecans (or use chopped pecans or pecan bits based on your preference).

3Sprinkle pecans on the bottom of your greased pan.

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Peel and chop up approximately two apples into bits.

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Sprinkle apples and raisins onto the bottom of cake pan as well. Set aside.

8Cut up buttermilk biscuits into quarters.

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Next, mix cinnamon and sugar well in a bowl.

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Toss the quarters of dough (a few at a time) into the cinnamon and sugar mixture and coat evenly.

11Pile the cinnamon sugar quarters on top of the apples, raisins and pecans.

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Next, mix the melted butter and brown sugar together.

13And pour the brown sugar mixture over the dough.

14Now you are ready to bake!

*Important!!!* If you are using a bundt pan or an 8 inch pan that has a removable bottom, be sure to place on an edged cookie sheet. HOT cinnamon and sugar liquid will leak through the cracks and will not only make a mess out of the bottom of your oven, but can potentially burn you when removing from the oven.

Bake at 350* for 30-40 minutes.

When done, let stand for 10-15 minutes.

16Flip over onto cake plate and enjoy warm. :)

17This is a yummy dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a great alternative to coffee cake for a sweet breakfast.

Monkey bread can be made without the apples and raisins by simply omitting them and proceeding with the recipe as instructed.

19Either way, it is a perfect winter treat!

Enjoy!

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  • http://jensplacetovisit.blogspot.com Jen S.

    Oh Melissa—this looks DELICIOUS!! I cannot wait to try it. I’m guessing Steve and Jeven are going to love it too :)

  • http://jensplacetovisit.blogspot.com Jen S.

    Oh Melissa—this looks DELICIOUS!! I cannot wait to try it. I’m guessing Steve and Jeven are going to love it too :)