Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Gorilla Bread Recipe

I know a lot of you may have started 2011 with a resolution to lose weight, so I apologize now for posting this DELICIOUS recipe.  If you like Monkey Bread, you will love this!  It's not quite as gooey as the monkey bread, but makes a nice sugary coating on the biscuits.

I found this recipe on and this recipe is courtesy of Paula Deen (so you know it has to be good!).

Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 min
Yield: 12 to 14 servings


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 (12-ounce) cans refrigerated biscuits (10 count)
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Mix the granulated sugar and cinnamon. In a saucepan, melt the butter and brown sugar over low heat, stirring well; set aside.
  4. Cut the cream cheese into 20 equal cubes. Press the biscuits out with your fingers and sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon sugar. Place a cube of cream cheese in the center of each biscuit, wrapping and sealing the dough around the cream cheese.
  5. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the nuts into the bottom of the bundt pan.
  6. Place half of the prepared biscuits in the pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, pour half of the melted butter mixture over the biscuits, and sprinkle on 1/2 cup of nuts.
  7. Layer the remaining biscuits on top, sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon sugar, pour the remaining butter mixture over the biscuits, and sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of nuts.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes. Place a plate on top and invert.
**Just a side note:  I did not use the nuts called for in this recipe and it was still amazing!

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