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Copy Cat Pizookie Monkey Bread Recipe in the Ninja Foodi

Written by: Emily Smith

This Pizookie Monkey Bread is my go-to comfort dessert. It's a sweet, gooey treat, loaded with chocolate chips and served warm with vanilla ice cream. Baking it in my Ninja Foodi is a breeze!

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I'm excited to share my replica pizookie monkey bread recipe, perfect for an evening of indulgence. Picture warm, gooey chunks of biscuits, rolled in cinnamon sugar, interspersed with melting chocolate chips. It's like a cookie and a pie had a love child! You'll adore pulling it apart and dipping into vanilla ice cream. Ever made bread in your Ninja Foodi? You're in for a treat. Let's get baking!

Ingredients for Replica Pizookie Monkey Bread

  • Refrigerated biscuit dough: Convenient base for monkey bread, easy to work with, creates fluffy and soft texture when baked.
  • Granulated sugar: Adds sweetness to the dough and cinnamon sugar coating, balances flavors, enhances overall taste of the monkey bread.
  • Ground cinnamon: Infuses warm and cozy flavor, complements the sweetness of sugar, essential for the classic monkey bread taste.
  • Butter: Provides richness and moisture to the monkey bread, adds flavor, helps create a gooey caramel-like sauce when melted.
  • Brown sugar: Contributes to the sticky caramel glaze, adds depth of flavor, enhances sweetness, creates a luscious texture in the monkey bread.
  • Mini chocolate chips: Adds bursts of chocolatey goodness, complements the cinnamon sugar coating, provides a delightful surprise in each bite.
  • Vanilla ice cream: Perfect accompaniment to warm monkey bread, adds creaminess, balances the sweetness, creates a delicious contrast in temperatures.

Kitchen Tools Required

  • Ninja Foodi: Combines air frying and baking functions for cooking the monkey bread to perfection.
  • Baking dish: Essential for baking and serving the monkey bread once it's cooked.

Serves: 8 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes


  • 2 cans refrigerated biscuit dough
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Vanilla ice cream (for serving)


  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi on the bake/roast function at 350°F (180°C).
  2. Cut each biscuit into quarters.
  3. In a bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon. Toss biscuit quarters in the mixture until coated.
  4. In another bowl, mix melted butter and brown sugar.
  5. Layer coated biscuit quarters in the Ninja Foodi basket, sprinkling chocolate chips between layers and drizzling with the butter and brown sugar mixture.
  6. Bake in the Ninja Foodi for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 380 kcal | Carbohydrates: 52 g | Protein: 3 g | Total Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 9 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 30 mg | Sodium: 540 mg | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 27 g | Calcium: 40 mg | Potassium: 80 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 100 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Preparing Replica Pizookie Monkey Bread Ahead of Time

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the monkey bread as directed but do not bake.
  • Cover the ninja foodi basket with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator overnight.
  • When ready to bake, remove from the fridge, let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes, then bake as directed.

Freezing Instructions

  • After assembling the monkey bread in the ninja foodi basket, cover it tightly with plastic wrap.
  • Place the covered basket in the freezer until the monkey bread is frozen solid.
  • Once frozen, transfer the monkey bread to a freezer-safe bag or container.
  • When ready to bake, remove from the freezer, let it thaw in the refrigerator overnight, then bake as directed.

One interesting twist you can try with this replica pizookie monkey bread recipe for ninja foodi is to add a layer of sliced bananas between the biscuit quarters for a delicious banana-chocolate combo! It adds a fruity sweetness that pairs perfectly with the warm, gooey bread and ice cream.

Common Questions About This Ninja Foodi Recipe

Can I use homemade biscuit dough for this recipe?
Yes, you can use homemade biscuit dough instead of refrigerated biscuit dough. Just make sure to adjust the quantities accordingly.
How can I store any leftovers of this monkey bread?
Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. You can reheat it in the Ninja Foodi to enjoy it warm again.
Can I add nuts to this pizookie monkey bread recipe?
Absolutely! Feel free to add chopped nuts like pecans or walnuts for an extra crunch and flavor.
Is there a way to make this recipe dairy-free?
Yes, you can substitute the butter with a dairy-free alternative like margarine or coconut oil to make this recipe dairy-free.
Can I use a different type of chocolate in this recipe?
Of course! You can use milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or even white chocolate chips instead of mini chocolate chips for a different flavor profile.

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