Easy Pizza Monkey Bread

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread, a fun twist on traditional pepperoni pizza! Easy to make, this savory monkey bread is made with refrigerated biscuit dough, cheese, and pepperoni all baked in a small baking dish. Recipe makes enough to serve one or two people. Step-by-step video can be found in the recipe.

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Monkey Bread

Are you familiar with monkey bread?

Monkey bread is an easy to make, pull-apart bread made with refrigerated biscuit dough. You’ll often see monkey bread recipes as desserts, but this pepperoni pizza monkey bread is savory. It’s full of cheese, gooey, and wonderfully delicious. It just might soon become your new favorite way to enjoy pizza.

I revisited this Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread recipe a few weeks ago. I like to go back and update old pictures and remind myself why I love certain recipes so much. This monkey bread recipe, also known as Bubble Pizza, is an oldie but goodie here at One Dish Kitchen and I’m pretty sure you’re going to love it too.

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How to Make Monkey Bread

For the Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread you will need:

  • refrigerator biscuits
  • pepperoni
  • mozzarella cheese
  • tomato sauce
  • olive oil
  • parmesan cheese
  • dried basil

How To Make Monkey Bread | ONE DISH KITCHEN

Step 1

Open up the tube of refrigerator biscuits and cut each biscuit into quarters.

Place each biscuit quarter into a either a zip-topped bag or a large mixing bowl. I find it easier to use a zip-topped bag, but you can certainly use a bowl or large dish.

Step 2

Add the olive oil, parmesan cheese and dried basil to the bag (or bowl), zip up the top and shake or mix the ingredients together.

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. A quick and easy recipe for one! | onedishkitchen.com | ONE DISH KITCHEN

Step 3

Create a single layer of the seasoned dough in a small baking dish.

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. A quick and easy recipe for one! | onedishkitchen.com | ONE DISH KITCHEN

Step 4

Top the layer of seasoned dough with tomato sauce and chopped pepperoni.

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. A quick and easy recipe for one! | onedishkitchen.com | ONE DISH KITCHEN

Step 5

Next, add a layer of shredded mozzarella cheese.

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. A quick and easy recipe for one! | onedishkitchen.com | ONE DISH KITCHEN

Step 6

Top the cheese with another layer of seasoned dough.

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. A quick and easy recipe for one! | onedishkitchen.com | ONE DISH KITCHEN

Step 7

Finish with additional sauce and mozzarella cheese and place in the oven to bake for 20-25 minutes.

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. A quick and easy recipe for one! | onedishkitchen.com | ONE DISH KITCHEN

As you can see, this pizza monkey bread recipe is quick and easy to make.

I use my 5-inch baking dish most often for this recipe. It’s the same dish that I use in many of our recipes. Please visit our One Dish Kitchen Store for more information on purchasing this dish.

You can use any smaller-sized baking dish and simply adjust the amount of dough you use depending on the size of your dish. For smaller sized dishes, use less dough. For a larger dish, you may only use one layer of dough.

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Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. A quick and easy recipe for one! | onedishkitchen.com | ONE DISH KITCHEN

This Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One will change the way you think about pizza.

Enjoy!

Pizza Monkey Bread Recipe

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One! Pull apart bread baked in a small baking dish. Made with biscuit dough, cheese and pepperoni. | ONE DISH KITCHEN

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian, Main Dish
Keyword: pizza
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 995kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1 tube refrigerator biscuits (8 small or 5 large)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 6 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 20 slices pepperoni ,chopped
  • 3 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Spray the inside of a small baking dish with oil spray. Set aside.
  • Open up the tube of refrigerator biscuits and cut each biscuit into quarters. 
    Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | onedishkitchen.com
  • Place each biscuit quarter into a either a zip-topped bag or a large mixing bowl. Add the olive oil, parmesan cheese and dried basil to the bag (or bowl), zip up the top and shake or mix the ingredients together.
    Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | onedishkitchen.com
  • Create a single layer of the seasoned dough in a small baking dish.
    Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | onedishkitchen.com
  • Top the layer of seasoned dough with tomato sauce and chopped pepperoni.
    Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | onedishkitchen.com
  • Add a layer of shredded mozzarella cheese.
    Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | onedishkitchen.com
  • Top the cheese with another layer of seasoned dough.
    Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | onedishkitchen.com
  • Finish with additional sauce and mozzarella cheese and place in the oven to bake for 20-25 minutes.
    Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread For One | onedishkitchen.com

Video

Notes

 You can use any smaller-sized baking dish and simply adjust the amount of dough you use depending on the size of your dish. For smaller sized dishes, use less dough. For a larger dish, you may only use one layer of dough.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 995kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 88g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 2287mg | Potassium: 827mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 12.5% | Vitamin C: 3.8% | Calcium: 56.3% | Iron: 59.4%
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14 thoughts on “Easy Pizza Monkey Bread”


  1. My cheese loving daughter demanded pizza bread the other day and searched and this came up… She loved the single serving although I must admit I stole a few pieces from her because – well it looked to good not to try. Perfect for when just one person really really wants some pizza bread.

    1. Hi Pamela, The oven temperature stays the same but you may have to cook it longer. Start out by baking it for 30 minutes. If you find the cheese not entirely melted and golden on top, continue to cook it for a few mintues longer and keep a close eye on it.

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