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My family generally has Sticky Buns on Christmas morning. It’s a very delicious way to start the morning and the best part is that you can prep everything the night before, just like the recipe for orange bubble loaf. But even better than the early prep is how crazy the kiddos go for an Oreo Monkey bread (or dessert because let’s be honest it totally is).

Before I get on with everything. I just wanted to take a moment to share the link to my little segment on KSL the other day. Don’t laugh.

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Christmas mornings were always extremely early at our house. Us kids woke up anywhere between 3-5:30 to run downstairs and see what Santa had brought. We each dug in our stockings and then checked under the tree. Then we scampered back up to bed for an hour or so until we made our parents get up. Gosh, we thought we were so tricky. Now I think my parents were saints for never getting mad at us for being up so early. I even remember one year that there was quite the confusion about who got what from Santa. OOOOPS! It seems that “Santa” had done so well he’d gotten one kid something that the other wanted too! The rest of the day was spent napping, snacking, and playing with our new toys.

oreo monkey bread recipe

This year we are headed to Rexburg, Idaho where my parent just moved to (goodbye Vancouver, Washington forever). My siblings and I have not all been together for Christmas since before I even had a little family and I’m super excited! The cousins will get to play in the snow together, drink hot cocoa, and we all will get to be with everyone we love. (Please send prayers for no drama! ha! jk. Kinda.)

I’d love to know how your Christmas mornings went. It’s so fun to find out how we each celebrated such a fun holiday. I especially am dying to hear about the other holidays like Hanukkah, and Kwanza. In fact, I think we should have some type of traditions swap next year and learn about each other’s holidays and traditions.

How Long Will Frozen Dough Keep?

You can keep frozen dough for up to 4 months.

It should be well wrapped and stored in a heavy duty freezer bag.

Does Monkey Bread Have to be Baked in a Bundt Pan?

You can bake monkey bread in a regular pan, but the baking time may need to be increased to make sure the center is done.

Or, you can use a deep round baking dish and place an empty can in the center to make a ring like a bundt pan.

How Do You Tell When Monkey Bread Is Done?

Monkey bread should be baked to a golden brown color.

To tell when the monkey bread is done, gently tap the top surface.

If it stays firm and the tapping sound is hollow, the bread is done.

Oreo Monkey Bread

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oreo monkey bread recipe

Oreo Monkey Bread

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Prep Time: 4 hours
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 18
The easy prep ahead of time makes this Oreo Monkey bread (or dessert because let's be honest it totally is) the perfect Christmas morning breakfast!


  • 18 Dinner Rolls Rhodes, Frozen
  • 1/2 Cup Butter Melted
  • 3 1/2 oz Pudding Mix 1 small box, Oreo
  • 2/3 Cup Cream Cheese softened
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar


  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Coat a bundt pan with nonstick spray.
  • Place all of the dough, in staggered formation inside of the pan.
  • Sprinkle the pudding mix all over the rolls and then drizzle the butter over the top of that.
  • Meanwhile, mix the cream cheese, sugar and milk until smooth.
  • Drizzle or dollop over the rolls, leaving a little in the dish to lightly drizzle over the top after baking.
  • Cover with saran wrap and let rise for 4 hours or overnight in the fridge.
  • If you place them in the fridge, allow them to come to room temp for an hour or two before baking.
  • Bake for 20-25 at 350 and turn out, upside down onto a platter.
  • Enjoy!


cover tightly and store left overs in the frig for up to 1 week
Nutrition Facts
Oreo Monkey Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 299mg13%
Potassium 63mg2%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 270IU5%
Calcium 87mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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  • I have never had monkey bread, but my grandson has and says he loves it. I bet he never had it with Oreos. Boy oh boy is he going to flip over backwards when I make this for him….LOL Thanks so much for the recipe.

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    • our kiddos devoured it!I bet he will love it! You should search for the sticky buns on my site and make him that one sometime too. It’s the original recipe and so yummy

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  • I want to make this SO badly. I am a sucker for anything with Oreo.

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  • Awww what a wonderful Christmas morning I bet you had!!! I love that you made Oreo monkey bread…I’ve never even thought of that and it sounds amazingggg

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    • Thanks!! It was such a fun Christmas this year. Hope your 2013 will be wonderful!!

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  • There is just wayyyy too many good things going on here (and some shortcuts with the bread so that’s a nice time saver!)

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  • oreos in the bread…oh gosh that wonderful Christmas sweet treat for morning…lovin.

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  • I should start having this as Christmas breakfast tradition. This is so lovely!

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  • I’m all about dessert for breakfast, so this looks fantastic! I hope you have a great Christmas in Rexburg with your family. Safe travels!

    Oh, and your Christmas card is cuuuuuute! Thanks! 🙂

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  • Oreos in monkey bread– your kids are going to love this!

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  • What! Oreos & Monkey bread…two of my favorites combined..you’re so smart!

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  • This looks delicious! My kids are still small, the oldest is almost 6, so we are really kinda starting new traditions. We usually get up early on Christmas morning though and open gifts from Santa. I like to have some kind of special breakfast ready. It really is such a fun time! I love Christmas and I am really excited that it is finally snowing here in MI!

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