How to Make Bacon Garden Monkey Bread

Colorful, tasty pull-apart bread, delicious accompaniment served warm with any dish.

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How to Make Bacon Garden Monkey Bread Recipe
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Fry Bacon until crisp. (You can also use real bacon bits if pressed for time) Be sure to toss a couple tiny pieces to your dog. Bacon smells good to us, but extra good to dogs.

Fry Bacon until crisp. (You can also use real bacon bits if pressed for time) Be sure to toss a couple tiny pieces to your dog. Bacon smells good to us, but extra good to dogs.

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My pal who always hopes a small tidbit is tossed her way...

My pal who always hopes a small tidbit is tossed her way...

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Buttermilk Biscuits usually come in a 4-pak and less than $3.00. I like to add red onion and yellow bell pepper if I have it for even more color!

Buttermilk Biscuits usually come in a 4-pak and less than $3.00. I like to add red onion and yellow bell pepper if I have it for even more color!

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My recipe card (I got this on line previously but like to make a card) shows a bundt pan. Full recipe fills it & feeds a lot. For this guide I'm doing half recipe two different days.

My recipe card (I got this on line previously but like to make a card) shows a bundt pan. Full recipe fills it & feeds a lot. For this guide I'm doing half recipe two different days.

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Chop veggies and store in plastic bags or containers in refrigerator until time to assemble bread. Again I'm using my favorite sharp knife which works great on veggies with skin.

Chop veggies and store in plastic bags or containers in refrigerator until time to assemble bread. Again I'm using my favorite sharp knife which works great on veggies with skin.

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Kitchen shears is an extremely useful tool! I use it all the time. Here, I'm cutting bacon. (and again, you can use real bacon bits if you don't have time to fry bacon fresh)

Kitchen shears is an extremely useful tool! I use it all the time. Here, I'm cutting bacon. (and again, you can use real bacon bits if you don't have time to fry bacon fresh)

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Full recipe fills bundt pan and feeds approx 12. I'm making half recipe for less guests. Half works in loaf pan or bundt (just not as tall).

Full recipe fills bundt pan and feeds approx 12. I'm making half recipe for less guests. Half works in loaf pan or bundt (just not as tall).

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Generously butter sides and bottom of pan (I use a paper towel and butter). Melt your butter. Gather your bacon, cheese & veggies.

Generously butter sides and bottom of pan (I use a paper towel and butter). Melt your butter. Gather your bacon, cheese & veggies.

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Open biscuits and separate... Then cut each circle into thirds or fourths and place as bottom layer in pan.

Open biscuits and separate... Then cut each circle into thirds or fourths and place as bottom layer in pan.

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Molly keeps me company no matter what I'm making...

Molly keeps me company no matter what I'm making...

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Arrange the cut sections of one package of biscuits in a single layer in bottom of buttered pan. (no my bundt pan is not dirty... it's just old and some of the porcelain has chipped off)

Arrange the cut sections of one package of biscuits in a single layer in bottom of buttered pan. (no my bundt pan is not dirty... it's just old and some of the porcelain has chipped off)

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Stir together your veggies, cheese and bacon bits so they can be sprinkled on.

Stir together your veggies, cheese and bacon bits so they can be sprinkled on.

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It's time to drizzle butter over first layer. (some recipes call for stirring all of this together in a bowl first but for me this method works fine.)

It's time to drizzle butter over first layer. (some recipes call for stirring all of this together in a bowl first but for me this method works fine.)

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Spoon or sprinkle half the mix onto biscuit layer.

Spoon or sprinkle half the mix onto biscuit layer.

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Open second package and add another layer. (Note: for full batch, you will do this 4 times)

Open second package and add another layer. (Note: for full batch, you will do this 4 times)

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And more veggies, cheese and bacon...

And more veggies, cheese and bacon...

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And drizzle the rest of the melted butter on top.

And drizzle the rest of the melted butter on top.

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Bake in preheated oven at 350° for 30-35 minutes till just starting to brown (check every 5 minutes after 25... and it depends on if you do full or half recipe)

Bake in preheated oven at 350° for 30-35 minutes till just starting to brown (check every 5 minutes after 25... and it depends on if you do full or half recipe)

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Cool for a minute or so and then it should come loose from pan easily. Mine broke but it's easy to arrange it back to one piece. I like to display top on top.

Cool for a minute or so and then it should come loose from pan easily. Mine broke but it's easy to arrange it back to one piece. I like to display top on top.

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Serve warm with any soup or hot dish... People love the color and it's easy to break off just what you want.

Serve warm with any soup or hot dish... People love the color and it's easy to break off just what you want.

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