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Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe

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The holidays are around the corner, and we wanted to start celebrating it with this easy and mouthwatering Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your entire family is going to enjoy.

First I didn’t know what a monkey bread was since this wasn’t something we enjoyed when I was growing up in Puerto Rico. Once I discovered what it was I thanked my parents for moving us to the States! LOL

So what is monkey bread?

Monkey bread is also called:

  • Monkey puzzle bread
  • Sticky bread
  • African coffee cake
  • Pinch me cake

I am pretty sure there are other names out there, but you get the picture. This recipe consists of pieces of soft-baked dough that are sprinkled with cinnamon.

Delicious Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your family and friends will enjoy this holiday season. Learn how to make it this mouthwatering recipe!

What I love is that there so many ways to make this recipe and this cranberry raising monkey bread is one! 

Of course, it has the delicious cinnamon, soft-baked dough that is a trademark to monkey bread we just spiced it up with cranberry and raisins!

This treat is either served during the morning or as a delicious dessert treat! Since the holidays are closer to this recipe is a great one to make and enjoy with your family!

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How to make Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe

What are the ingredients to make cranberry raisin monkey bread?

To make this monkey bread recipe you are going to need the following ingredients:

  • biscuits
  • cinnamon
  • sugar
  • cranberry sauce
  • raisins
  • unsalted butter
  • Cooking spray

What are the steps to make cranberry raisin monkey bread?

To make this holiday monkey bread recipe follow the steps below.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a large bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon.

Delicious Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your family and friends will enjoy this holiday season. Learn how to make it this mouthwatering recipe!

Take the dough and separate them. Take each disk, and cut it in half or quarters. Roll the cut dough into balls.

Gently add a few balls into the sugar mixture, gently rolling in the mixture to coat thoroughly. Tap off excess sugar.

Delicious Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your family and friends will enjoy this holiday season. Learn how to make it this mouthwatering recipe!

To a lightly greased (use cooking spray) flute baking pan add in a layer of coated sugar balls.

Delicious Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your family and friends will enjoy this holiday season. Learn how to make it this mouthwatering recipe!

Add a quarter cup of cranberry sauce, spreading it around. Add in 1/8 cup of raisins, spreading it around too.

Continue with another layer.

Delicious Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your family and friends will enjoy this holiday season. Learn how to make it this mouthwatering recipe!

With the remaining sugar mixture, add butter. Mix together. Pour sauce over the dough.

Bake 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown.

How to make Cranberry Sauce

To make the cranberry sauce follow the steps below:

In a large pan, bring water, orange juice, and sugar to a boil.

Add in cranberries and cinnamon, continue to boil for 5-7 minutes. Stirring occasionally.

Once cranberries have all opened, remove from heat and chill covered for three hours. (Sauce will thicken.)

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup of orange juice, pulp-free
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 12oz package of fresh cranberries, rinsed and stems removed

Directions:

  1. In a large pan, bring water, orange juice, and sugar to a boil. Add in cranberries and cinnamon, continue to boil for 5-7 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Once cranberries have all opened, remove from heat and chill covered for three hours. (Sauce will thicken.)
Delicious Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your family and friends will enjoy this holiday season. Learn how to make it this mouthwatering recipe!

This holiday season when you are thinking of a fun and delicious recipe try this Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread recipe.

What is your favorite monkey bread recipe? Leave it in comments because I want to know!

Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread

Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread

Yield: 12 Servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Oh, so delicious monkey bread made with cranberries and raisins.

Ingredients

  • 2 16oz biscuits
  • 1/8 cup cinnamon
  • 1 sugar
  • ½ cup cranberry sauce
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Cooking spray

Cranberry Sauce Recipe

  • ¾ cup of orange juice, pulp-free
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 12oz package of fresh cranberries, rinsed and stems removed

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a large bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon.

Take the dough and separate them. Take each disk, and cut it in half or quarters. Roll the cut
dough into balls.

Gently add a few balls into the sugar mixture, gently rolling in the mixture to coat thoroughly.
Tap off excess sugar.

To a lightly greased (use cooking spray) flute baking pan add in a layer of coated sugar
balls.

Add a quarter cup of cranberry sauce, spreading it around. Add in 1/8 cup of raisins,
spreading it around too.

Continue with another layer.

With the remaining sugar mixture, add butter. Mix together. Pour sauce over the dough.

Bake 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown.

Cranberry Sauce Recipe:

In a large pan, bring water, orange juice and sugar to a boil. Add in cranberries and
cinnamon, continue to boil for 5-7 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Once cranberries have all opened, remove from heat and chill covered for three hours. (Sauce will thicken.)

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 410Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 441mgCarbohydrates: 64gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 3gSugar: 27gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 6g

This calculations are not accurate. Please seek a licensed professional dietrician for exact nutrition calculations.

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Delicious Cranberry Raisin Monkey Bread Recipe your family and friends will enjoy this holiday season. Learn how to make it this mouthwatering recipe!

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