Anchor Caribbean

Easter Monkey Pull apart Bread


  • 2 cans (16.3 oz) refrigerated Flaky Layers Biscuits Dough
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 oz cream cheese (half of 8-oz package), cut into 48 small pieces
  • 16 pastel candy-coated chocolate eggs
  • 1/2 cup  Anchor butter, melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Additional pastel candy-coated chocolate eggs for garnish


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  2. Separate 2 cans (16.3 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated original biscuits into 16 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into 4 equal pieces; press out each piece until flat.
  3. In small bowl, stir together 1 cup packed brown sugar and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Cut 4 oz cream cheese (half of 8-oz package) into 48 small pieces. Roll each piece of cream cheese in brown sugar mixture; place 1 piece in center of 48 flattened biscuits. Place 1 pastel candy-coated chocolate eggs in center of each of the remaining 16 flattened biscuits. Pull up sides of each flattened biscuit; pinch seams to seal.
  4. Dip each dough ball in 1/2 cup melted butter; roll around in remaining brown sugar mixture. Layer coated dough balls in pan, scattering chocolate egg-filled ones throughout.
  5. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Place heatproof plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan.
  6. In small bowl, beat 1 cup powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon water with whisk until smooth. Drizzle icing over slightly cooled monkey bread. Decorate top with additional pastel candy-coated chocolate eggs.

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