Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Gorilla Bread

Prior to making Gorilla bread, I had only had Monkey Bread.  It's pretty much the same thing with the addition of cream cheese and nuts....although some recipes for monkey bread have nuts in them.  It's easy to make, fun to eat, and the kids can help you out! 


1 Cup Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup White Sugar
2 Tbs. Ground Cinnamon
2 Pkg. Refrigerated Dinner Rolls
1 Pkg. Cream Cheese
1/4 Cup chopped walnuts
1/2 Cup Butter


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Start off with putting your Brown Sugar, White Sugar and Cinnamon into a ziplock storage bag. 
Shake it up to mix all the ingredients together.  In either a Bundt pan or 2 round cake pans, spray with a non-stick cooking spray.  Shake some walnuts into the bottom of your pan(s). 
Open up the containers of biscuits and cut eat individual biscuit into 4 smaller pieces.  Open your container of cream cheese.  With a knife nearby, take 1 piece of biscuit and cut off a small piece of cream cheese.  Place it in the middle of the dough and fold the dough around the cream cheese, making sure to seal around the edges. 
Continue until all the dough is used.
Place the dough balls into the ziplock bag and seal.  Shake shake shake around.  They will all become coated in deliciousness. 

Place the sugar and cinnamon covered dough into your pan.  I made two round cake pans.  Remember the dough will rise and expand when baking so if you have bare spots, not to worry.  
Lastly, add your butter to each pan.  Since I had two pans, I poured about half the butter into each pan.  

Bake at 350 Degrees for abotu 20-30 minutes, depending on what type of pan you are using. 
Let cool for 5 minutes before inverting onto a plate. 


  1. I like your precise instructions making these cute little bread and it looks easy to me.

  2. I read "Gorilla Bread" and that about sold the recipe right there! Love the take on Monkey Bread, sweets and cheese go surprisingly well together.
    But, is that a fork I see in the last picture? And here I thought this bread was for hungry kids to tear apart with their hands!