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Gooey Caramel Breakfast Pull Apart Recipe (Monkey Bread)

This easy pull apart is made with frozen dinner rolls then topped with an amazing caramel sauce and chopped pecans.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time10 hrs 50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramel Monkey Bread, Gooey Caramel Breakfast Pull Apart
Servings: 6
Calories: 643kcal
Author: Elyse Ellis


  • Bundt Pan
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray


  • 16 Rhodes dinner rolls frozen
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 3.5 ounce package cook n' serve butterscotch pudding
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons butter melted


  • Thaw frozen roll dough in a Ziploc bag for about 2 hours, just until thawed. Don't let them rise.
  • Cut each roll into 6 pieces using kitchen shears.
  • Grease a bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle pecans in the bottom of the bundt pan.
  • Arrange 8 of the cut rolls over pecans.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 package of dry pudding over rolls.
  • Mix brown sugar and melted butter together and drizzle half over rolls.
  • Then repeat with the other 8 rolls cut up, pudding, and sugar/butter mixture.
  • Cover with plastic wrap that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray and let rise overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes.
  • Cool no longer than 5 minutes and invert bundt cake on a baking dish to serve.


Calories: 643kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 814mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 4mg