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EASY CINNAMON ROLL CUPCAKES – These little cups of goodness are ready in half the time of traditional monkey bread, but have ALL the delicious taste!

In all honesty, I think I whipped these up just so I could eat a big spoon full of the Cream Cheese Icing!! True Story!

Easy Cinnamon Rolls cupcakes or Monkey Bread Cupcakes - These semi-homemade treats use refrigerated biscuit dough

If you’re craving Cinnamon Rolls, these are a quick and easy alternative. As well, they are quite possibly the best thing I’ve ever eaten!

Easy Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Easy Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes best idea ever, cooks quicker than monkey bread in a bundt pan.

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes Monkey bread - great recipe for individual servings

Seriously, you can make so many creative recipes with canned biscuits.
I’ve even made grilled cheese with them!
Cinnamon Roll cupcakes popular Monkey bread made in individual portions

How to make Monkey Bread Cupcakes

  1. Start with canned biscuits
  2. Cut into four equals parts
  3. Line muffin tins, melt butter, and mix cinnamon and sugar together
  4. Dip each piece into butter then sugar mixture
  5. Place 4 pieces in each tin. Pour any remaining butter and sugar mixture over top
  6. Bake until light brown
  7. Yum! You can eat like this! Or, you can take it up a notch and top with cream cheese frosting!
Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread Cupcakes

Easy Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Pull-apart cupcakes start with canned biscuits. A delicious and easy breakfast.
Author: Paula
5 from 6 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 can Pillsbury biscuits
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line muffin tin with liners or spray with non-stick spray.
  • Cut biscuits into four equal sizes.
  • Mix sugar and cinnamon.
  • Dip each biscuit piece into butter then cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  • Place in muffin tin. Place 4 pieces in each tin.
  • Bake 375 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly brown.


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Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1291mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 709IU | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 4mg
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 Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread Cupcakes s
Eat plain or top with Cream Cheese Frosting.
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  1. 5 stars
    These are such cute and fun-to-eat cupcakes. My kids enjoyed every bite of these delicious cupcakes with sweet whipped cream on top. Thanks for this wonderful recipe Paula!

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