Sunday, March 24, 2013

Maple Bacon Monkey Bread... People Do Say We Monkey Around!

                Brown sugar, bacon, and cayenne pepper make this sweet and spicy 

tablespoons butter or margarine
tablespoons real maple syrup
cup packed brown sugar
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • 2In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter and syrup uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until hot. Stir in brown sugar and red pepper until dissolved. Stir in bacon. Evenly spoon mixture into pan.
  • 3Unroll each can of dough into 1 large rectangle; if using crescent roll dough, press perforations to seal. Cut each rectangle into 8 rows by 3 rows, to make 24 pieces per rectangle (48 pieces of dough total). Roll each piece of dough into a ball. Arrange balls over butter mixture in pan.
  • 4Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Place heatproof serving plate over pan; carefully turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Cayenne pepper is a hot, pungent powder made from several of various tropical chiles that originated in French Guiana.
Increase the amount of cayenne pepper for an extra-spicy treat
Listen to The Monkeys while cooking!
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