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  • 82 Ratings

The only thing better than monkey bread made from sweet, gooey balls of bundt cake rolled in butter and cinnamon sugar is savory monkey bread packed with brunch-y ingredients like sausage and rich cheddar cheese. Here, we took a basic biscuit dough and mixed it with sweet-spicy breakfast sausage, melty cheddar, and diced red apples for the world's most perfect wake-up call. You'll cook the entire dish in a single cast-iron skillet—first on the stovetop, then in the oven—which makes it even easier. We dare you not to eat (ahem, pull apart) the entire "loaf" in one sitting.

Ben Mims


Credit: Levi Brown

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15 mins
37 mins
Serves 12


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oven to 425° F. Cook sausage in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat until browned. Stir in apples. Cook until the apples are soft; transfer to a bowl. Stir in biscuit dough. Spread mixture into the skillet and top with cheddar. Bake until golden, about 22 minutes.


Nutrition Facts

240 calories; fat 14g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 680mg; protein 8g; carbohydrates 21g; sugars 6g; fiber 1g; iron 1mg; calcium 102mg.