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Cindy Crawford's Monkey Bread

Eat Like an Animal

GMA Recipes Brunch
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Monkey Bread has been a tradition in the Crawford household since Cindy and her sisters were little. Now the Crawford sisters make it for their own children.


  • 2 loaves white bread, uncooked (freezer section of grocery store)
  • 1 stick butter, melted (add more if needed)
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • Cooking Directions

    Thaw bread dough overnight in refrigerator. When soft, use kitchen scissors to cut it up into one inch pieces. Dip dough into melted butter, then roll around in sugar/cinnamon combination until covered.

    Line bottom of a bundt pan and then start to layer in evenly. Cook at temperature recommended on dough packaging for about one hour until golden brown and hard on the top. Remove from oven and flip over on to a larger platter. Let sit with pan on top for a few minutes while the sweet mixture runs down the bread.

    Garnish with holly, marichiano cherries, candied nuts, icing, or decoration of your choice.

    To eat, pick apart—like a bunch of monkeys.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: white bread, butter, sugar

    Course: Dessert, Appetizer/Starter, Snack, Starch, Breakfast, Brunch

    More Info: Kids Friendly

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