FOODIE: Cinnamon roll monkey bread combines two sweet treats

FOODIE: Cinnamon roll monkey bread combines two sweet treats

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Cinnamon rolls are such a delicious treat, maybe even too good to share. Well that problem is fixed with this recipe for cinnamon roll monkey bread via Tasty. Or you can keep it all to yourself. We won't tell.

INGREDIENTS:

2 (10 to 13 ounce) package cinnamon buns

2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

PREPARATION:

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/175ºC.

2. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla.

3. Open cinnamon roll packages and flatten them out one at a time. Then place about a tablespoon of cream cheese mix in the center, and fold dough around it to form a ball. Repeat with all.

4. In a small bowl, mix together cinnamon and sugar, and roll the dough balls in the mixture.

5. Heavily spray cooking spray in a bundt pan and pour one container of icing around the bottom of the pan.

6. Place the balls in and pour second icing container evenly over the top.

7. Place in oven for 40 minutes.

8. Allow to cool for 5 minutes and enjoy!