Cheesy Monkey Bread Bites
In partnership with the NFRA and Easy Home Meals, I’m sharing one of my favorite little party appetizers. These little cheesy monkey bread bites can be made in no time at all and take only 5 ingredients! I made these just a few weeks ago for my friend’s Jen’s party. I had a note on the fridge to remind me, but of course I forgot until the last minute. That’s so me. I’m really forgetful, even with posty notes all over the house!
Thankfully, I’m good at putting quick little recipes together quickly, like these little cheesy bites. I made them in about 30 minutes, and they were a huge hit. Everyone loved them!
You could also turn this into one large monkey bread by doubling the recipe and placing the balls of dough in a bundt pan instead. You can find the complete recipe below.
Cheesy Monkey Bread Bites
1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1/4 cup butter
1 (8 oz) package Kraft Philadelphia cream cheese, at room temperature
1 (5 oz) package Sargento Parmesan shredded cheese
1 tablespoon freshly chopped bail
1 clove garlic, grated (optional)
Heat oven to 350°. Remove biscuits from packaging and quarter each one. Melt butter in a microwave safe bowl. Add garlic if desired. Combine cream cheese with chopped basil and mix well to combine. Add shredded cheese to a small bowl.
Grease a muffin pan with non-stick spray and set aside. You could also line each cup with parchment paper. Take each biscuit quarter and add about a teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture to the middle. Seal the dough around the cream cheese. Roll the dough in the butter and then the shredded cheese. Place in muffin tin. Continue doing all the little balls of dough, filling each muffin tin with 4 - 5 balls of dough.
Bake at 350° for about 15 - 18 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool at least 5 minutes before serving, Cream cheese filling will be hot.
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