We can say with confidence that monkey breads, or pull apart breads, are on trend. Pull apart breads are simple to make and are vehicles for sweet, and, more importantly, savory flavors. Here we bring you  11 ideas for a delicious and shareable bread appetizer or treat. Seriously, it’s what every menu needs.

Spanish Monkey Bread

Iberico ham and smoked Gruyere cheese in buttery pull-apart bread with chimichurri sauce on the side for dipping

Chicken & Waffles Maple Monkey Bread

Southern fried chicken pieces in Belgium style bread with maple sauce

Buffalo Chicken & Bacon Ranch Monkey Bread

Grilled chicken, thick Applewood bacon, and blue cheese crumbles with ranch dressing

Blueberry Muffin Monkey Bread

Fresh blueberries baked right in with cream cheese frosting on top of soft monkey bread

Pizza Monkey Bread

Zesty pepperoni with mozzarella cheese, garlic, and diced onions baked into buttery monkey bread with marinara sauce

South of The Border Monkey Bread

Slow roasted carnitas, black beans, corn, cilantro, and onions inside of buttery monkey bread topped with queso fresco

Pretzel Monkey Bread with Beer Cheese

Soft pretzel monkey bread topped with salt with a dark beer cheddar cheese on the side

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Monkey Bread

Milk chocolate chips and oatmeal inside of buttery monkey bread topped with chocolate sauce

Italian Beef Monkey Bread

Slow cooked Italian beef, bell peppers and giardiniera inside of buttery monkey bread with a savory beef gravy

Hazelnut Caramel Monkey Bread

Hazelnut chocolate infused monkey bread topped with caramel and frosting

Jalapeno Cheddar Monkey Bread

Fresh jalapenos and cheddar cheese baked right into buttery monkey bread.

For more on bread trends, check out our recent post on Shaking Up the Bread Basket


(Above monkey bread image copyright: lenyvavsha / 123RF Stock Photo)

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