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Monkey Brains

Monkey Brains – I guarantee you it will make you smarter. OK, maybe not, but at least it will make you happier. Also known as monkey bread.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr


  • 3 cans Pillsbury biscuits 10 in each can
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 sticks butter 1/2 lb
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cut each biscuit into quarters.
  • In a big ziploc bag, add a cup of sugar, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon and mix it well. Add the biscuit pieces to the bag. Now you can add all of them together but if you're afraid they are going to stick add a few at a time. Close the ziploc bag and shake until each piece is fully coated in the cinnamon sugar.
  • Put the cinnamon sugar coated pieces of biscuits in a bundt pan.
  • In a sauce pan melt the butter and add the brown sugar to it. Once the butter is melted and the sugar fully dissolved, pour it over the monkey brains.
  • Bake this for about 45 minutes, or until the top is dark brown.