Monkey Bread Biscuits


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Monkey Bread Biscuits are great with soups and easy enough for kids to help.There are so many recipes in the Taste of Home 100 Family Meals cookbook that I want to try. I was looking for a quick and different bread recipe one evening and came across this monkey bread biscuits recipe. To make it even better I had all the ingredients on hand, which rarely happens when I find a recipe I want to try.

Monkey bread biscuits are fun for kids and fun to make. I always have refrigerated biscuits in my stash. This recipe uses the flaky version but if you only have the buttermilk, they will work too. They will be more dense but still good. Don’t worry about forming them in any special way, you just bake them in a 12-cup muffin tin.

The recipe uses Italian seasoning but you could really use whatever flavors you like. You could also use fresh herbs in place of the dried. Try dill, rosemary or chives for a twist. I also melted additional butter to brush on when the came out of the oven. If you have any leftover, they will keep overnight wrapped in foil. Reheat in a toaster oven or oven. The microwave will make them rubbery.

This is the second recipe I’ve made from the cookbook. You can read my review and get the recipe for turkey biscuit stew. As I mentioned before, I have many more recipes to try and you will see them on the blog.

Monkey Bread Biscuits

Biscuit monkey bread is perfect with soups, chili or dinner!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 dozen


  • 1 tube 16.3 ounces large refrigerated flaky biscuits
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Additional Italian seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Separate biscuits; cut each into six pieces. In a large bowl, combine butter, garlic and Italian seasoning; add biscuit pieces and toss to coat.
  • Place four pieces in each of 12 greased muffin cups. Sprinkle with cheese and additional Italian seasoning. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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  1. Monkey bread looks like fun and I have been meaning to make this. This looks great and so easy. Definitely going to try some. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I ADORE Taste of Home Cookbooks! Had subscriptions to all of their magazines from the early beginnings of the “Country Cooking” empire! Stacks of their cookbooks going back into the ’80’s! Still use them and have rarely had a “fail”. Submitted recipes as well back then! Excited to see more of those recipes. Thanks.

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