Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world!

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world! I hope you’ve tried the deliciousness that is monkey bread before! It’s amazing. Like a cross between a cinnamon roll and cinnamon roll bites.

Monkey bread is typically made in a bundt pan but you can scale the recipe down and make it in a muffin pan! That way you get individual monkey bread muffins and they bake quicker so you get to enjoy them sooner!

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world! I used two 12 oz cans of refrigerated biscuit dough and that made 12 large muffins.

I have to admit that I am a little afraid of canned biscuit dough! It scares me when I have to pull the paper off to get the can to pop.

And then sometimes it doesn’t pop and you have to whack it against the kitchen counter like 5 times. I usually ask Ryan to open the dough because I hate the surprise element – reminds me of a jack-in-the-box!

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world! After the biscuits are opened, cut each biscuit into 4ths or 8ths. The only difference is how small you want each individual cinnamon bite to be. I cut mine into 4ths and didn’t see have issues with that. I may try cutting them into 8ths the next time around just for kicks – so it’s up to you!

Once the biscuits are cut, place them in a bowl or ziploc bag. Add the sugar, cinnamon and sprinkles, then cover the bowl or close the bag and shake until the pieces are evenly covered.

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world! I bought a container of sprinkles from the Sweetapolita Shop to use in this recipe for a galaxy cake roll and I was really surprised by how long the container is lasting. It only contains 1 cup of sprinkles but I used a generous amount for the cake roll and that bottle was still about 6/8ths full!

So I decided that the galaxy sprinkles would make another appearance so now we have galaxy monkey bread muffins!

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world! How could any kid or adult say no to a cinnamon roll muffin decked out with awesome sprinkles and a out of this galaxy black glaze?!

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world!

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients:

Muffins

  • 2 packages (12 oz each) refrigerated biscuit dough
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp galaxy sprinkles, from Sweetapolita Shop

Cinnamon glaze

  • 1/2 stick melted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp milk

Cream cheese frosting

  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • black gel food coloring

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven according to the directions on the biscuit dough container - either 350 or 375ºF. Place a muffin liner in each muffin well.
  2. In a small pot over medium-low heat, melt the butter, brown sugar and milk, bring to a boil, then remove from the heat.
  3. Cut each biscuit into 4ths or 8ths using a pair of clean scissors. Place the dough in a bowl or ziploc bag. Add the sugar, cinnamon and sprinkles, then cover the bowl or close the bag and shake until the pieces are evenly covered. Add 6-7 biscuit pieces to each muffin well, pressing them together. Pour the cinnamon glaze evenly over each muffin. Bake for 13-17 minutes or until the biscuit pieces are no longer doughy.
  4. Allow the muffins to cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Use a knife to help remove them from the pan.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk, and black gel food coloring for 1-2 minutes, or until smooth and completely incorporated. Drizzle the glaze over the monkey bread muffins. Top with additional sprinkles and serve warm.
 

Galaxy Monkey Bread Muffins! Monkey bread turned into muffins with galaxy sprinkles and black cream cheese glaze! These are out of this world!

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