Berries and Cream Monkey Bread

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Ingredients

two (11 ounce) packages Pillsbury Thin Crust Pizza Dough (22 ounces total)
1/2 cup strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
3 tablespoons sugar
1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese, room temperature

Helpful Tip

Mix one teaspoon of cinnamon into your sugar mixture before sprinkling over the top for a nice little twist.
Don’t have fresh berries? Skip the sugar in the filling and swap in ¾ cup of fresh jam instead.

How to make it

1step 1  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2  Spray an 11-inch spring-form pan with cooking spray and set aside.

3  Place all berries, cream cheese, and 1 tablespoon of sugar into the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth (about 1 – 2 minutes).

4step 4  Lightly flour a surface, and roll out both pieces of Pillsbury Thin Crust Pizza Dough, side by side.

5step 5  Spread both dough pieces evenly with the cream cheese mixture, leaving a 2-inch border of dough around the cream cheese.

6step 6  Roll up both dough sections into a log — jelly-roll style.

7  Trim off the ends of each roll to make them neat, and then, Cut each roll into 15 1-inch pieces.

8step 8  Place each piece of dough into prepared round or bundt pan, placing them side-by-side in concentric circles until entire pan is filled.

9step 9  Sprinkle dough with remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar and bake for 35 minutes or until bread is lightly golden.

10  Serve immediately.

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