That is, if you can resist 1 monkey bread ball.
For the record... Monkey Bread is totally better than fruit cake, but perhaps not as the traditional fruit cake bowling ball. Yeah, that would be messy.
Step 1: Ingredients
1 Stick of Butter
You'll also need a bunt pan OR a bowl and cup that can be placed in the oven. Cinnamon/Sugar should be mixed in a ratio of 1 Tablespoon of Cinnamon per 1 cup of sugar.
*Today, I discovered you can use pizza dough. I accidentally got pizza dough instead of biscuit dough - and I'm quite satisfied with the results.
Step 2: Preparation
Grease bowl or bunt pan with butter
Melt the remainder in a small bowl
Combine Cinnamon/Sugar in a bowl
Step 3: Balls
Once you've rolled all of your dough into dough balls, dip in butter - then dip in cinnamon sugar. It may be useful to go in small batches and be sure to use one hand for "wet" jobs and the other for "dry" tasks. This keeps your hands a little bit cleaner.
As each ball is coated, place in your pan/bowl.
If you're not using a bunt pan - simply place a cup inside a bowl (see image). This makes a pseudo bunt pan in the traditional monkey bread shape.
Step 4: Bake
Bake for about 30-45 minutes. Keep a watch on your bread. It will be done when the top starts darkening. The time may vary with the size of the dough balls.
Step 5: Demold and Serve
Monkey bread is best served near napkins. Monkey bread fears large crowds, only because too much monkey bread is almost enough when it comes to feeding hordes of monkey bread loving guests.