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Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe

Create a stunning holiday dessert in minutes. This Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread is a sweet breakfast pastry that can be served as a dessert.

Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe

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Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe

Create a stunning holiday dessert in just minutes. This cranberry raisin monkey bread is a sweet breakfast pastry that can be served as a dessert. Not only does it make a beautiful display, but it’s super delicious, too.

Starting with canned biscuits and cranberry sauce, raisins and cinnamon and topped with a homemade Cranberry Sauce made with fresh cranberries.

cranberry monkey bread 

Cranberry Monkey Bread Ingredients

  • Pillsbury biscuits
  • Cinnamon
  • Sugar
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Raisins
  • Unsalted butter
  • Cooking spray

Cranberry Sauce Ingredients

  • Orange juice, pulp free
  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Fresh cranberries, rinsed and stems removed
  • **For exact amounts, please see recipe card below.

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How to Make Delicious and Tasty Monkey Bread

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a large bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon.

Take dough and separate them. Take each disk, and cut it in half or quarters. Roll the cut dough into balls.

Gently add a few balls into the sugar mixture, gently rolling in mixture to coat thoroughly. Tap off excess sugar.

To a lightly greased (use cooking spray) flute baking pan add in a layer of coated sugar balls.

Add a quarter cup of cranberry sauce, spreading it around. Add in 1/8 cup of raisins, spreading it around too.

Continue with another layer.

cranberry raisin monkey bread

With the remaining sugar mixture, add butter. Mix together. Pour sauce over the dough.

cranberry monkey bread

Bake 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Directions

In a large pan, bring water, orange juice and sugar to a boil.

Add in cranberries and cinnamon, continue to boil for 5-7 minutes. Stirring occasionally.

Once cranberries have all opened, remove from heat and chill covered for three hours. (Sauce will thicken.)

Pour over Monkey Bread and serve on a platter.

delicious cranberry monkey bread

Enjoy!

Yield: 1

Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe

cranberry raisin monkey bread

Create a stunning holiday dessert in minutes. This Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread is a sweet breakfast pastry that can be served as a dessert.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Additional Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 16 oz biscuits
  • 1/8 cup cinnamon
  • 1 sugar
  • ½ cup cranberry sauce
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Cooking spray

Cranberry Sauce Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup of orange juice, pulp free
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 12oz package of fresh cranberries, rinsed and stems removed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Take dough and separate them. Take each disk, and cut it in half or quarters. Roll the cut dough into balls.
  4. Gently add a few balls into the sugar mixture, gently rolling in mixture to coat thoroughly. Tap off excess sugar.
  5. To a lightly greased (use cooking spray) flute baking pan add in a layer of coated sugar balls.
  6. Add a quarter cup of cranberry sauce, spreading it around. Add in 1/8 cup of raisins, spreading it around too.
  7. Continue with another layer.
  8. With the remaining sugar mixture, add butter. Mix together. Pour sauce over the dough.
  9. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown.
  10. Cranberry Sauce Directions:
  11. In a large pan, bring water, orange juice and sugar to a boil.
  12. Add in cranberries and cinnamon, continue to boil for 5-7 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
  13. Once cranberries have all opened, remove from heat and chill covered for three hours. (Sauce will thicken.)

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 410Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 441mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 3gSugar: 27gProtein: 6g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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