15+ Pull-Apart Bread Recipes to Make ASAP
You'd be hard-pressed to find a more crowd-pleasing dish than pull-apart bread. From indulgently sweet monkey breads (like this Powdered Sugar Donut Monkey Bread or this Monkey Bread Babka with Nutella Glaze) to crave-worthy, savory pull-aparts (you haven't lived until you've tried our Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Crack Bread), you'll come back to this pull-apart bread recipe collection time and time again.
Cinnamon Apple Pull-Apart Bread
For a special breakfast that’s sure to impress, this easy Cinnamon Apple Pull-Apart Bread is a must. Not only is it a looker, but every fluffy crevice and golden fold of this loaf is smattered with irresistibly buttery, apple and cinnamon-brown sugar goodness.
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Crack Bread
The ultimate soup and sandwich combo come together as one in this recipe for an incredible, snackable pull-apart bread. Starting with an already-made loaf of crusty Italian bread, this creative take on a classic food pairing is super easy to pull together and makes for a rave-worthy appetizer.
Instant Pot Monkey Bread
Monkey bread gets even more amazing with the help of your Instant Pot. This Instant Pot monkey bread may seem intimidating, but it turns out surprisingly simple and delicious. The bread is buttery and sweet, with sticky pieces of deliciousness, and translates well to pressure cooking.
Sorghum-Pecan Monkey Bread Muffins
Prepare these muffins the night before and refrigerate, then wake your family up the next morning with the smell of cinnamon and sorghum flavored bread baking in the oven. Frozen bread dough makes this recipe a breeze to assemble.
Cranberry Pull-Apart Bread with Orange-cream Cheese Icing
The entire family will love the sticky-fingered fun of tearing apart these sweet layers filled with tangy cranberries and bright orange zest. The recipe makes two loaves of bread; give one as a gift, and take the other to brunch.
Blueberry Lemon Monkey Bread
This crave-worthy pull-apart monkey bread is topped with sweet and citrusy gooey goodness. The drizzled icing, made with lemon juice and powdered sugar, is perfectly sweet and tart.
Skillet PB&J Monkey Bread
Ooey gooey peanut butter and jelly goodness! Kids and adults alike will go nuts for this sweet and decadent treat, which gets its chewy, light-as-air feeling from store-bought pizza dough.
Spicy Chorizo Monkey Bread
Slightly spicy, cheesy and rich, this savory twist on monkey bread is tender on the inside and crispy on top. Fresh chorizo can be found at the grocery store or Mexican market, and the drippings are a perfect binding agent in the bread.
Powdered Sugar Donut Monkey Bread
Featuring mini powdered sugar donuts, this whimsical twist on monkey bread is the perfect sweet centerpiece for a casual brunch get-together.
Canned Biscuit Dough Pull-Apart Bread
If a sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich married a batch of warm, buttery biscuits, their children would be this sausage and cheese pull-apart bread. Premade biscuit dough provides a base for this easy-to-tear loaf before it’s loaded with cooked sausage
Monkey Bread Babka with Nutella Glaze
Even if your monkey bread babka doesn't come out looking gorgeous, it'll still be delicious. Oh, and be sure to drizzle on the hazelnut chocolate sauce right at the end, ideally in front of your guests for maximum chocolatey impact.
Rosemary-Asiago Whole-Wheat Pull-Apart Rolls
Bake these light and tender whole-grain rolls ahead and freeze up to 1 month, or make the dough ahead and bake on the day: Punch down the risen dough to form a ball, wrap with plastic wrap, and chill 8 hours or overnight. Return to a bowl and let rise at room temperature for 1 1/2 hours before shaping.
Breakfast Monkey Bread
“What if we stuffed biscuits with eggs and potatoes and cheese and breakfast meat and we served it with country gravy to dip? Just further proof that my best ideas come to me in my sleep.”
Mini Pecan Monkey Bread Loaves
These caramel-drizzled treats will be a hit at brunch--and you'll love them even more because they are made with frozen dough and can be prepped in advance. Assemble the loaves, and store in the refrigerator overnight. Let them rise and bake as instructed.