Cheddar Cheesy Monkey Bread

Everyone loves monkey bread, but this one is for the true cheese lover.

Cheddar Cheesy Monkey Bread

  • Prep time 15 min
  • Total time 55 min


  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/3 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 cans (10.2 oz each) Flaky Layers refrigerated buttermilk or original biscuits (5 biscuits each)
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded-Colby cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded-Cheddar cheese
  • salt to taste


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening, or spray with cooking spray.
  2. In small bowl, mix melted butter, onion powder, white pepper, salt and garlic powder. Separate each can of dough into 5 biscuits; cut each biscuit into fourths. Coat half of the biscuit pieces in butter mixture; arrange in pan.
    In a bowl combine cheddar cheese and colby cheese. is a total of 2 1/2 cups cheese.
  3. Sprinkle 2 cups of the cheese over dough. Coat remaining dough pieces in butter mixture; place over cheese. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes. Run knife around outside edge to loosen.
  5. Place heatproof plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan; invert onto serving plate. Pull apart to serve.

Cheddar Cheesy Monkey Bread
Cheddar Cheesy Monkey Bread

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