I love to entertain, and easy entertaining is my specialty. Being a busy mom of two, I have developed quite a few go-to recipes over the years to ensure that I can entertain with ease. One of my favorite things to make for a party is monkey bread. Whether it’s sweet or savory, monkey bread always puts a smile on people’s faces, and it’s perfect for entertaining because it can be thrown together in minutes. I’m always playing around with different flavor combinations; most recently I used Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix along with some bacon to make what I consider my most delicious combo yet: Savory Bacon Ranch Monkey Bread.
Savory Bacon and Ranch Monkey Bread
Bacon + ranch is always a no-fail combo. Add it to this monkey bread and you've got the ultimate easy appetizer.
- Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix: 10 ounces (one 1-ounce packet)
- bacon: 8 slices, cut into small pieces
- unsalted butter: 1 stick, melted and cooled
- refrigerated large/jumbo size biscuit dough: 2 cans
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9-inch springform pan, wrap the outside of the pan in foil, and set it into a rimmed baking sheet. (The foil and the baking sheet will prevent a messy oven.)
Step 2: Cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain and set aside to cool.
Step 3: Separate each biscuit and cut into quarters. Place biscuit dough into a large bowl.
Step 4: Sprinkle packet of Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix over the biscuits and toss to coat.
Step 5: Arrange the biscuit pieces in the prepared springform pan in two layers, sprinkling the cooked bacon over each layer. Place springform pan onto a rimmed baking sheet. (This will help catch and drips and also make it easier to remove pan from oven.)
Step 6: Pour melted butter over the dough and place into the oven.
Step 7: Bake for 25-28 minutes. Cool in pan for about 5 minutes before unfolding and serving.
Serve warm and enjoy!
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