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This wonderful Mini Apple Fritter Monkey Bread is easily made with refrigerator biscuits, chopped apples, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Baked in a ramekin this sweet pull-apart bread makes the perfect apple filled dessert.

Apple fritter monkey bread on a big plate with a sliced strawberry and two ramekins of mini apple fritter monkey bread in the background

This sweet and buttery apple fritter monkey bread is made with one apple, refrigerator biscuits, and a handful of simple ingredients. It makes a delicious treat or a decadent breakfast to share and can be ready in 30 minutes!

Why We Love This Recipe

  • I’ve taken my easy Apple Monkey Bread recipe that serves 6 and transformed it into an Mini Apple Fritter Monkey Bread recipe. In this mini monkey bread, I’ve stuffed diced apples in between the puffy layers of dough coated with cinnamon sugar.
  • The apples add a wonderful taste and this dessert completely reminds me of an apple fritter.

How To Make Monkey Bread

For this easy-to-make apple monkey bread recipe, I used a toaster oven. You can also use a conventional oven and keep the temperature and cooking times the same.

  • I use a package of 10-count refrigerator biscuits and cut each biscuit into quarters.
  1. Roll each quarter of dough into a ball.
  2. In a bowl, mix together cinnamon, brown sugar and white sugar.
  3. Melt butter and transfer the cinnamon sugar to a ziplock bag.
  4. Dip each ball of dough into the melted butter, toss them into the bag and line the bottom of your buttered ramekin.
  5. After you’ve gotten a layer on the bottom, add the diced apples.
  6. Add another layer of buttery, sugared dough over the apples.
  7. Pour a mixture of melted butter, sugar and cinnamon over the top and place in the toaster oven.
  8. Bake the monkey bread in the toaster oven for about 25-30 minutes.
  • When the Apple Fritter Monkey Bread is done, take it out of the toaster oven and let it cool for a few minutes, then either pull the warm bites of dough from the bowl to enjoy or turn the monkey bread out onto a plate.
Apple Fritter Monkey Bread baked in a ramekin

When you turn the monkey bread upside down onto a plate, the cinnamon sugar drizzles down the sides and between the layers of dough. It’s absolutely delicious!

Fingers grabbing a piece of Apple Fritter Monkey Bread from a big plate  garnished with strawberry slices

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  1. Apple Fritters and Monkey Bread are both weaknesses of mine so this is like my dream come true!

  2. Oh wow, you are an apple fritter genius!! Great use for refrigerated biscuits here and I love that it makes just 1 serving!

  3. What a fun idea! I’ve never made Monkey Bread, but I’m definitely a fan of using the toaster oven for a quick treat. And adding sliced apples is a stroke of genius.

  4. 5 stars
    I used to make something like this for the kids when they were little. I had forgotten all about it. Now, I can make it for hubby and I. Thank you!

  5. I make Monkey bread often but OH MY GOODNESS that recipe for the pizza monkey bread…. definetely doing that!

    1. Jeannie, that pizza monkey bread is definitely a favorite of ours. All that gooey, wonderful cheese is hard to resist.