This Jalapeño Cheddar Pull Apart Monkey Bread is the ultimate game day appetizer!
Am I the only one who seems to have their best ideas at the most inconvenient times? It seems I’m most creative in the shower, in the car while driving, or while trapped under a sleeping baby with nary a phone or pen and paper in sight. These are the moments I find my brain churning out ah-ha moments. I try to commit them to memory, promising myself I’ll write them down as soon as I get the chance. But more often than not, by the time I’ve dried off, or pulled up to the house, or wiggled my way out from under the baby, my million dollar idea has vanished into the black hole of my brain where the names of all the U.S. presidents are stored.
Thankfully, this savory Jalapeno Cheddar Cream Cheese Stuffed Monkey Bread is one recipe that managed to escape the pull of the black hole. I’ve already made my love for Caramel Monkey Bread abundantly clear. It’s a breakfast I regularly crave, and because it’s so easy to make, it shows up on the weekend rotation quite frequently. Savory monkey bread, however, was a new concept for me. Still, I figured you couldn’t go wrong with biscuits, butter, and cheese. While I was hunting for inspiration, I spotted a container of La Terra Fina’s Jalapeno Artichoke Dip in the fridge, and I knew it was destined for this savory monkey bread.
The Jalapeno Artichoke Dip really doesn’t need any dressing up, but I figured it couldn’t hurt to amp up the flavor with fresh jalapenos, garlic butter, and plenty of sharp cheddar cheese. This monkey bread is dangerously good. Each bite is an explosion of cheesy, garlicky, buttery flavor with just the right amount of kick. One minute you’ll be tearing off “just one more piece,” and the next minute you’ll wake up to find an embarrassingly large hunk of monkey bread has completely disappeared.
This monkey bread is almost as easy to make as it’s caramely counterpart. The biscuits, cheese, and dip are all layered together in the bundt pan then doused in garlic butter before baking to a golden brown. This stuff will be the crown jewel of your Super Bowl spread. It’s the ultimate football watching, face stuffing, team cheering, friend making food.
- 2 (16 oz) cans flaky buttermilk biscuits
- 1 container La Terra Fina Jalapeno Artichoke Cream Cheese Spread
- 2 jalapenos, seeded and sliced thin
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 Tablespoons dried parsley
This post was developed in partnership with the lovely people at La Terra Fina. As always, all opinions are my own.