Apple-Spiked Monkey Bread

The gooey goodness of Monkey Bread made in your slow cooker!

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Spiked Monkey Bread Everyone loves Monkey Bread.  Gooey balls of dough drenched with cinnamon and sugar.  This Apple-Spiked Monkey Bread  is a little treat for the adults with a splash of rum and apples.

The best part is this gooey delicious recipe cooks in your slow cooker.  Make the Monkey Bread the night before, store in the refrigerator and plug it in the morning.  TIP:  If you start the slow cooker ice cold it will need a little extra time to heat up to temperature.  Once the slow cooker reaches the cooking temperature start the cooking time.

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Apple-Spiked Monkey Bread

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Total Time: 3 hours

Yield: Serves 14 to 16


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 - 7.5-ounce cans refrigerated Pillsbury biscuits (20 biscuits total)
  • 1 - 1/2 cups diced, peeled cooking apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup rum or apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Coat a 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. In an extra-large bowl stir together the granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the sugar mixture in the bottom of prepared slow cooker. Set remaining sugar mixture aside.
  3. Cut biscuits into quarters.
  4. Add biscuits, apples, and walnuts to reserved sugar mixture, tossing to coat.
  5. Add coated mixture to slow cooker.
  6. Sprinkle with any remaining sugar mixture. In a bowl stir together butter, rum, and vanilla; pour over biscuits.
  7. Cover; cook on high-heat setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Turn off cooker.
  9. Carefully remove lid so condensation from lid does not drip onto bread.
  10. Cover opening of cooker completely with paper towels; place lid on top.
  11. Cool 10 to 15 minutes.
  12. Run a knife around edges of cooker; transfer bread to a serving platter.
  13. Spoon any topping that remain in cooker onto bread; cool slightly.
  14. Serve warm.


This recipe is from Lady Behind The Curtain



Apple-Spiked Monkey Bread — 7 Comments

  1. This looks so amazingly delicious! I have been obsessed with apple fritters lately – this is similar. I’m going to make it for my fritter cravings! Visiting from NiftyThrifty linkup :)

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