Pizza Monkey Bread combines the irresistible flavors of traditional pizza with the hands-on joy of monkey bread. This creative dish blends gooey cheese, zesty tomato, and savory pepperoni with the playful, tear-and-share appeal of monkey bread, making it a crowd-pleaser at gatherings, family meals, or casual hangouts. Made with convenient refrigerated canned biscuits and pepperoni slices, this recipe offers a hassle-free approach to a flavor-packed treat. Though not steeped in history, Pizza Monkey Bread has quickly won over comfort food lovers seeking a fun, savory snack.
Serving Suggestions for Pizza Monkey Bread
Pizza Monkey Bread is a delight to both serve and eat. It’s a fantastic standalone dish but pairs wonderfully with light sides. A fresh garden salad with a vinaigrette dressing provides a crisp contrast to the bread’s richness. Offer a variety of dipping sauces like marinara, garlic butter, or ranch to elevate the indulgence. This versatile recipe caters to different palates, making it a favorite for both kids and adults.
Recipe: Pizza Monkey Bread
2 cans refrigerated biscuits
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup quartered pepperoni slices
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup marinara sauce (for dipping)
1/4 cup melted butter
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Coat a bundt pan with cooking spray.
Cut biscuits into quarters.
In a large bowl, mix biscuit pieces, mozzarella, pepperoni, Parmesan, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.
Drizzle melted butter over the mixture, stirring gently.
Transfer to the bundt pan and spread evenly.
Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Cover with foil if needed to prevent over-browning.
Let cool for 10 minutes, then invert onto a serving plate.
Warm marinara sauce for dipping.
Pull apart a piece of Pizza Monkey Bread and enjoy the melty, pepperoni-rich flavor. Dive into this interactive, scrumptious experience that’s reminiscent of your favorite pizza in every bite!