Canned Biscuit Dough Donuts and Holes

Total Time:
32 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
2 min

Yield:
16 to 20 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Peanut oil, for frying
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Icings:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 5 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cans large buttermilk biscuits
  • Colored sprinkles
  • Chocolate sprinkles
Directions

Heat 2 inches peanut oil in a large pot or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F.

In a shallow bowl, stir together the ground cinnamon and sugar and set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 cup of confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons of milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, set aside. This is the vanilla icing. In another bowl, whisk together 1 cup of confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and 3 tablespoons of milk and set aside. This is the chocolate icing.

Lay out the biscuits on a cutting board and with a 1 1/2-inch round cookie or biscuit cutter, cut out a hole from the middle of each biscuit. Fry them in the oil until golden and then flip with tongs to fry the other side. You can even fry the donut holes. Drain on paper towels and then toss in the cinnamon-sugar or ice and decorate with sprinkles, as desired.


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These were a huge hit with our guests. The little ones enjoyed cutting out the holes (shot glass) and the adults loved that I modified the recipe with the diabetic in mind and substituted the sugar with splenda. They were so good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
alright...question. Can I use canola oil instead of peanut oil? I can't WAIT to surprise my kids with these!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were my first attempt at making donuts and they turned out pretty good. The only reason I gave these four stars instead of five is because they are only good fresh. Once they are 12 hours old they taste more like biscuits than donuts. But, they are great fresh so I will definitely be making them again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My Mom did this back in the 70's and I still brag about the fact that she made us donuts for breakfast frequently... Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/canned-biscuit-dough-donuts-and-holes-recipe.html?oc=linkback item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just wanted to thank Paula and the 186 reviewers for their comments. After buying a restaurant hand donut maker tool, my hubby and I hunted for different donut recipes but never found one as good as you can buy. Today I was surfing and when I saw this recipe I almost went berserk. Am so glad I found this to try and wish my hubby was here to enjoy with me. Again, thanks for all your interesting comments. ec item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these over 40yrs ago. Was a home-ec class recipe. Think 40yr old ingredients as a base and improve from there. They just had normal size canned biscuits, regular shortening or veg oil, plain old cinnamon sugar in a brown paper bag - toss in and shake each one as you remove from the frypan. My brothers mentioned these - i almost forgot about them...Makes sense they are in 'Cooking w/Kids'. I was like 11. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was craving doughnuts and have never made them before so this recipe was perfect for me! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Happiness!!! Yummy to my tummy!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Oh gosh, these are so easy to make and so good. Make sure your oil is the right temp or they won't cook right. I use my laser thermometer to check the oil temp. I don't put holes in the biscuits. I just throw the whole biscuit in the oil and turn it over when it is brown. I dip them in melted choco chips and butterscotch chips and then dip them in chopped peanuts or coconut. I never knew you could make doughnuts with biscuits. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Extremely easy to make! Takes 10 minutes max and they really fill the spot for a doughnut craving. I just topped mine with a water/powdered sugar/vanilla/pinch of salt glaze. Have made this recipe 3 or 4 times now and now keep a can of canned biscuits in the fridge, something I never had use of before. item not reviewed by moderator and published
And we have a winner! I was craving donuts and all I could find without going to the grocery store was a $5 can of organic biscuits. Next time I'll go get a cheaper can. Either way, these are so good! I tried Alton's recipe a while ago and some of the donuts were a hit and some were a miss. Also, it was time consuming and messy. I just cracked open the can, cut them and put them in the oil. I know that you aren't suppose to use vegetable but it worked just fine. They were fantastic!!! Light and fluffy, but they still had some body to them. I topped some with a glaze, some with melted chocolate and nuts, and some with cinnamon sugar. I also put some with agave syrup for my diabetic father. I never expected donut making to be this easy. Will definitely be making again and again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is delicious. I made them for the super bowl and they were a huge hit. EVERYONE loved them. My husband was eating them as they were coming out of the fryer. I had run him out of my kitchen in order to finish making the donuts. Which meant I had to send him off with a batch for himself. They couldn't get enough. I would have never thought that canned biscuits would make such good donuts, but they work perfectly. I will be making these again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were great. My kids loved them and the doughnut holes were a real treat. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I can't believe how well this recipe worked. I gave it 4 stars only because it's just shy of tasting like a coffee shop donut. The donut itself is not as sweet as a tradtional donut, which is great, because the sweetness of the glaze balances the flavor. This will be in the regular rotation of desserts. item not reviewed by moderator and published
So easy and so good item not reviewed by moderator and published
awsome!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was hoping for good and we got delicious! I'm surprised at how good these are! I used the vanilla frosting for the donut holes and chocolate for the donuts, then covered them with sprinkles. They are also super easy and quick to make. Will make again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made these since childhood except I take the doughnut and cut it into fourths that way I get more and it is like doughnut holes. I love the toppings you gave as I usually just put powdered sugar in a bag and shook it up. Thanks for the new toppings....Grandkids loved!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I can't say anything about the icings because I haven't tried those yet. And like most others, I was too excited to start to wait on peanut oil so I used fresh vegetable oil I already had. I also cooked mine at 375 degrees because that's the temperature my deep fryer recommends for donuts. They were amazing. One thing I did do was roll them around in some melted butter to get the sugar and cinnamon to stick better. So, so good! I'm going to make more tonight and the icings for my lucky co-workers. We gobbled the holes up and the donuts are so big and messy I'm making only holes this time. Use a slim shot glass and you can get at least 6 holes from one biscuit. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasy and delicious !!!!!!!! Super easy to make.. yummy !!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty and easy to make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Don't do the icing. Great donut otherwise, only used the sugar cinnamon recipe and they were great item not reviewed by moderator and published
I loved these!!! I didn't make the icing, we were happy just coating them with a cinnmon-sugar mix. These are so delicious and easy. I tried making homemade doughnuts the other night and it was disaster. These turned out perfect. Thanks Paula!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
For the amount of effort I would give these 5 stars, but they aren't quite as good as real donuts, but JUST about! Quick and soft and squishy. I thought they would be cake like, but they are soft like yeast donuts. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These turned out surprisingly yummy. They were so easy and everything came together so nicely. I made them with the cinnamon & sugar and the chocolate glaze. So great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Yummm! Made these last night and they vanished! As for the icing. I used one stick of unsalted butter melted, 2 C confectioners sugar, Tsp of Vanilla and enough milk to make it the desired consistancy for dipping the doughnut, note if the glaze becomes too thick then just add enough milk and wisk to desired consistancy. the butter will make a huge difference. I did not have penut oil so I just used vegetable oil. Oil temp should be at 350. A candy thermometer is a good investment and it is necessary here because if the oil is too hot it will burn the dough and leave the inside raw. If the oil is not hot enough then the dough will absorb the oil and taste soggy etc. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are really yummy and easy to make. I didn't follow the same recipe for the glazes though. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are SO GOOD. And easy. Just made them with my daughters, ages 5 and 8. They loved them. This recipe is definitely a keeper : item not reviewed by moderator and published
AWESOME!!! Why do I go to the do-nut shop??? Of course I didn't use the recipe for the glaze.. That takes all the fun out of cooking.. totally experimented.. YUM YUM.. did it with my boys (3&5 great memories!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
They are fun and very easy to make. I have made them 3 or 4 times. Just wish it was more of a Krispy Kream fluffy than a Dunken Donut thick. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were just ok.I really didn't care for the icing either. But my husband liked them and they were really easy to make! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Family LOVES this!! My son his teenage buddies LOVE these too! A couple of tips: I use the honey flavored biscuits for added yummy and peanut oil is a must. Paula Deen thank you for sharing this!!!! Our kids love the warm donuts on their table you really can't get that everywhere. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I wanted something different, and our Krispy Kreme doughnut got blown away during the Aprils Fury of this year in Tuscaloosa.. so I have been craving doughnuts.. I seen this recipe and decided I would give it a try.. WoW.. It's quick and easy and they taste great!! Thanks, now I can make some for the grandkids when they come over item not reviewed by moderator and published
What a surprise! I am the type who is suspicious of recipes that sounds too easy, or use pre-prepared ingredients, so when I saw this recipe I said 'No way!' Well, WAY! Amazingly delicious and soooo easy. One important point. Make sure the oil is at precisely 350 degrees Our oil got to about 365 and we said 'let's go for it'. Thankfully we only tried one donut hole and the outside got cooked and the inside was raw-ish. 350 and perfection. We put a combination of sugar and a spice called Sweet Spice (look for it online it is a combo of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves--scrumptious) into a paper bag and shook the donuts in it after frying. Unbelievably great.Never in my life before this have I eaten 4 donuts in one sitting. Don't be skeptical. Try it!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty...I did not have a thermometer to check the oil so it was too hot doing just holes by cutting biscuits in quarters - the outside was about to burn and inside was still raw...but let oil cool for a little while (5 min) then cut next biscuit batch into 8ths rolled into balls and they cooked up nicely! Daughter loved them with icing and son with the cinnamon and sugar. I would like to find out how long I can save and reuse the rest of the oil. Hate to waste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
tasty,I under cooked them... you will need a cooking thermometer over all i feel like i am in the correct track,thanks Paula for this recipe!you're one of my fave hosts! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Just made them this morning and they came out great! I modified the icing a bit by adding espresso powder and half a shot of bacardi rum, came out awesome! item not reviewed by moderator and published
omg to die for!! I just made them they are excellent!! I wasn't too thrilled with the vanilla icing...so I made most of them chocolate and cinammon and sugar...the best I will make these again and again...and they are really easy to make! item not reviewed by moderator and published
my kids LOVED them. I didn't have peanut oil so we made do with canola oil... however, they turned out great! the first time I've attempted doughnuts and they turned out looking and tasting like a pro did them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I found this recipe and thought This can't be good. I read all of the reveiws, decided to try it. My kids, I loved them. I don't know about comparing them to krispy kreams because I think they are beyond gross. These are much better. My son wants to make some more. Coming from him that says a lot he is beyond picky, doesn't like much of anything. So this absolutly deserves the 5*s! These are worth trying! I'll be making these a lot :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this for my family today and was so surprised on how good these doughnuts actually taste.....fantastic. I used cinnamon and sugar topping(my favorite and used canned chocolate fudge frosting(melted in the microwave. Everyone loved them and I will be making these instead of buying doughnuts from now on. These taste so much better anyway....Thanks Paula, you rock! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are SO easy and super yummy! I use the reduced-fat biscuits. We like them best served warm with the powdered sugar glaze. These are a family favorite!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
O.M.G. These are AMAZING and soooo simple! I just found this recipe, literally, about half and hour ago. I went to the store, bought a can of buttermilk biscuits, used what I had left of vegetable oil and smart balance oil, and voila! Crispy soft sweet deliciousness in about 5 minutes! I added cinnamon to the vanilla glaze and they were just fabulous! I will definitely be making these Christmas morning! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was a total skeptic about these for quite a while based on the fact that they were made with Biscuit dough! :.O However, after reading all of the raving reviews, I decided to put on my big-girl panties and try these out. SO happy I did!!! The only recommendation I have is that you may want to consider making your own chocolate glaze...we weren't impressed. But, the vanilla glaze is AMAZZZZZZZING. Did I mention AMAZING? We loved it. We tossed sprinkles on ours after we glazed them well. Would be a nice gesture to make these on Christmas morning and drop some warm ones off with your neighbors for their breakfast :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
instead of using peanut oil can i use canola or vegetable oil some of my family cant have peanut oil item not reviewed by moderator and published
WOW!!! Never thought making doughnuts would be so easy and so very tasty! Just made these today and a huge hit! I ran out of peanut oil, and just substituted canola oil for the entire 2 inches in the dutch oven. A keeper of a recipe! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I cannot believe how irrestible this doughnuts were! Struck right out of the park on this. My hubby and I made them together this morning in our deep fryer and they were the best ever. I expected them to be really dense but they weren't at all. I used a flaky biscuit so maybe that added to the goodness. I also used vegetable shortning instead of peanut oil but they were delicious. This will be something that will be a family tradition from now on. Thanks for sharing Paula and You are the BEST!! :-D item not reviewed by moderator and published
Buddy, Joey, and Smithy made this recipe today. It was very fast and easy. The donuts tasted great even with just powdered sugar. We had a little trouble making chocolate icing for them. We do not suggest making it in the microwave :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
oh my gosh. the doughnuts from the wal-mart bakery cant top this doughnuts. First I thought biscuits that were fried would be like burnt biscuits for breakfast.PEOPLE TRY THIS NOW.Its easy. If I,a 12 year old who has been cooking since 9, can do it anybody can. item not reviewed by moderator and published
After biting into one of these easy to make donuts, my 7 year old daughter said, "This is life changing!" We gobbled them up! Just sent grandpa out for three more cans of biscuits! This is a recipe to keep in the books for a lifetime! item not reviewed by moderator and published
MADE THESE WITH MY KIDS AND THEY ARE WONDERFUL. MUCH CHEAPER THAN GOING TO THE DOUNT STORE SUNDAY MORNINGS AND QUICK TO AND EASY TO WHIP UP. THIS WILL BECOME A FAVORITE IN OUR HOME. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were so easy and fun.We made them with our kids and we all had a great time and enjoyed them very much item not reviewed by moderator and published
We were so pleasantly surprised at how delicious the doughnuts were. We made them this morning with the help of our 5 year old grandson. We did not try glaze this time, just powdered sugar and cinnamon and sugar. It was a fun time for all us. Thank you! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these this morning for my 3 boys and WOW!!. They tasted great. I used store brand buttermilk biscuits and cooked them in vegetable oil as I did not have Peanut oil. They were very good, cooked really quick and were more cake like than a traditional yeast donut. I used regular sized biscuits and the top from a 2 liter soda bottle to cut out the holes so they were mini-donuts. I did wind up heating the icing in the microwave an melting it so I could glaze them. Also I thinh next rime I'll add a touch more vanilla. Overall an awesome recipe that the kids enjoyed making with their dad. item not reviewed by moderator and published
i thought these donuts were very simple to make with cheap easy ingredients and the time it took to make was very short. the icing was not my favorite but it did taste well with the donuts. for a fast quick dessert it is very yummy. a suggestion: just fry the whole biscuit and roll it in sugar, you get malasadas. YAYY PAULA<3 item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used to make these when I was a little girl, with my mom. We used the cinnamon & sugar to coat them; however trying Paula's glazes this weekend.THANK YOU for reminding me how much I liked to spend time in the kitchen with family. item not reviewed by moderator and published
they were good but the first 3 that i made were a little darker than i would've liked them to be...so of course, they tasted a little bit burnt. i will use it at a lower temp next time. i had to leave the donuts for a little longer cause they were undercooked inside. overall, they weren't that bad. i did a cinnamon sugar, choc, and glaze. the glaze actually tastes really good. i used only 1 can but i have another in the fridge. the next time that i make these, i'll use a lower temp and double dip the glaze doughnuts cause they tasted really good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these this morning with my husband (who doesn"t like to try new recipes) Very easy & fast.We were blown away. Keep up the GOOD WORK< PAULA! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I only made the chocolate icing, as I needed to decorate cupcakes for my son's birthday party at school. I couldn't believe how easy and delicious it was! It took less than a minute and boom I had delicious icing. I'll never buy storemade again. And I think without the usual butter or cream cheese it was (relatively) lower in fat and calories as well. Thanks Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My 10 yr. old daughter asks for these donuts as a treat after school. She loves to help make them with me. They're so easy and so good!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
not impressed. Sorry Paula, I still adore you though. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these with my grandson's 2 & 5. Super quick & easy. Love the idea of not having to buy frosting. So quick to make with stuff you already have in the house. These fried up really quick...just seconds before you have to flip them over. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Big hit we all loved them 2 adults and 4 kids YUMMY item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was really excited to make these, but was disappointed with the outcome. I felt like the donuts tasted very 'biscuity', which is to be expected I suppose since they were made from biscuits, its just not the taste I was hoping for. Plus I felt like the glazes for the donuts needed something, maybe butter or something, they just tasted like straight sugar. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Seriously I was a skeptic , how could something so simple from a very commercialized product ever be good........but alas I am a believer what a simple and delicious way to make donuts for breakfast or anytime for that matter!! If you are a skeptic too you must try you will be delightfully suprised. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is so easy and yet soooo good! Another good recipe with pillbury rolls is monkey bread. I wrote the recipe below in case anyone is interested. This is a good great to go along with your morning coffee and your kids will love helping you make it as well as eating it. Enjoy 1/2 cup grandulated sugar,, 1tsp. cinnamon 2 cans refrigerated pillbury buttermilk biscuits, 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts (optional),1/2 cup raisins (optional),1 cup firmly packed brown sugar, 3/4 cup butter or margarine melted (butter gives them a better taste). Heat oven to 350 lightly grease 12-cup fluted tube pan with shortening or cooking spray or put a little oil on a paper towel and coat the pan.In a large freezer bag,mix granulated sugar and cinnamon.Separate dough and cut each biscuit in half and make a ball with the dough.Shake ball in the cinnamon & sugar and then sprinkle walnuts and raisins on if your using them do this over each ball of dough. place the balls all around the pan till your about to the middle of the pan. dont put all the way to the top because these will rise. In a pan heat your brown sugar and butter till melted stir and pour over the biscuits. Bake in the oven 28 to 30 minutes until golden brown. Cool in pan 10 minutes turn upside down onto seerving plate pull apart to serve Enjoy item not reviewed by moderator and published
I simply made a batch or two of Bisquick donuts and followed all the same instructions of these canned biscuit donuts. I didn't have canned biscuits, but the Bisquick worked out great! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Thank you Paula for showing us this amazingly easy recipe! We will never go to a donut shop again! They were so easy to make and my kids loved helping make them, it really brought the family together!!! We bought a can of strawberry frosting for my daughter who wanted pink donuts, is there a good recipe for maple frosting, I just got a glaze when I tried making it with powdered sugar and maple syrup. Thanks again!!! LOVED THEM!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My sisters and I use to make these doughnuts about 30 years ago. Now I make them with my son. We vary the toppings occasionally, but his favorite is cinnamon and sugar. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was so easy and so much fun. The sweet smell filtered through the house and I has pinned down by our dogs until they got a taste. They just loved the donut holes. Least to say we had no leftovers. The icing was easy to make and is so versatile. Thanks Paula for all your love and best dishes. To Debbie in Texas, who flipped your witch switch. Paula is using the talent God gave her to reach out to people and make their lives just a little bit better. Cudos to your mother and grandmother, why don't you be more like them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband did not believe my daughter and I when we wanted to make donuts with the biscuits we had in our frig. Let's us just say he apologized later after he ate his third one. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have four kids ages 2, 6, 9, 11 and I don't have to much time to make donut, led me tell you that these is the most easy recipe for those mothers that work and don't have to much time to spend at the kitchen. My kids ask me when I'm going to make donuts again. By the way eat them warm delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I don't even know how to begin to explain how these taste. I literally just got done making these and they are almost all gone. i made the small bisquits which have 10. i then got 10 donut holes that i don't even think ever got on the plate. next time i will make the jumbo donuts. i used glaze, powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar and crushed nut topping. My husband and I were eating them as we were glazing them. Tomorrow I am making a batch to bring to my father-in-law for fathers day. thanks again paula. you have never let me down. everything i make of yours is absolutely delicious. I'm looking forward to the day that we can take a little trip to georgia and eat at your restaurant. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These donuts were awesome and VERY easy! A big hit at church and at my son's baseball game. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I' not a master chef by any means. however i did mange to come across this recipe and i would like to make these delicious sounding donuts. my problem is i have no idea what canned biscuit dough is or where to find it. i live in toronto canada, can anybody suggest a brand or grocery store? thank you! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have seen this show of Mrs Paula Deen/Groover frying canned biscuits and turning them into donuts quiet a few times in my years of watching TFN, not once did she ever act like she invented the wheel. This reply will probably never go through, but you sound envious. She went through hard times to get where she is at, and no doubt she surely knows about cooking.....see where she lives, see the rings on her hands, see her on T.V. Hmmmm, shes doing GREAT and way too wealthy to care about your rude remarks. Play nice please. BTW For a quicky, these donuts are wonderful. Thanks Paula Cynthia in Brooksville, Florida item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these for my GREAT NEPHEWS They loved them. The best donuts they ever had!! I used canned forsting for the tops as they wanted pink (strawberry) frosting with sprinkes. They were easy and tasted great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My son and I made these for the 1st time on March 15, 2009. Doughnuts were GREAT! I never imagined something so cheap and easy would be so satisfying, pretty and delicious. GREEN ICING... On March 17th, I made these for a small St. Patrick's Day Party at my house and topped them with green icing. (Just added food coloring) They were a hit! Also, doughnut holes were the perfect finger food as everyone stood around the fire to chat! Paula Deen... you rock! Thanks so much! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These simple donuts were as delicious to eat as they were to make. My 7, 5 and 3 year old had a great time making the biscuts into donuts, decorating and eating them. I wasnt sure how hot 350 degrees was, and after a few charred attempts, determined it to be a low-to moderate heat on my cooktop. A fun cooking project for all ages! item not reviewed by moderator and published
You made my 5 year old's morning! He has always wanted to try doughnuts, but because of his milk and egg food allergies, he has been unable to have them ... until now! Here's what we did- We used a brand of biscuit dough that did not contain milk or eggs in the ingredients (Kroger store brand). We substituted vanilla rice milk (or use vanilla soy milk) for the milk in the glaze recipe --no need to add the vanilla this way. We also used a canola blend oil instead of the peanut oil. Since he's not a fan of chocolate, we added cherry preserves to the glaze instead of cocoa powder -yum! Both my children gobbled them up, and the doughnut holes were just as well liked! It is so nice that the recipe is so simple to make, since usually the only way to avoid milk or egg in recipes is to make everything from scratch, which can be very time consuming. This recipe is very quick and the kids actually helped with the cooking! Thank you!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Its best as soon as you make it. Instead of making a hole with a cookie cutter , I just poked a hole in the middle with my finger and stretched it a little bit to make it look like a doughnut . I just used the sugar glaze and it was so good. I could not stop eating these. Really quick and delicious when you get a sugar attack. Thanks paula for the wonderful recipes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Best tasting donuts ever :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
Thanks for the memories Paula. I used to make these for my daughter who in turn made them for her children. They are now adults and they carry on the tradition and make them for themselves still as they have no kids of their own yet. I myself prefer them with cinnamon and sugar. Thanks again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
The only thing I did different was using canola oil because I didn't have any peanut oil. Tasted great to me and the 11 year old! Yum! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are really quick and delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My kids make doughnuts with me about once every 2-3 months. Sometimes I just don't feel like getting up early to make the yeast dough to rise, etc. So when I saw the great reviews for refrigerator biscuits turned into doughnuts in a fraction of the time, I thought I'd try it. The kids loved the doughnuts. They were light and fluffy. I changed the chocolate glaze to use Alton Brown's version. Another hit. I'd love to be able to make these without having to rely on refrigerator dough, since there are all kinds of creepy additives in those things. But, for a quick doughnut recipe, this was a slam dunk! item not reviewed by moderator and published
i loved the way these donuts came out they were moist and not to sweet and the glazes were awsome everyone loved the way they tasted! I would have never thought of using biscuit dough to make them it was very unique i love that thanks Paula!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
this is so easy my kids can do in our deep fryer! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We made these with the kids. What fun. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These donuts were scrumptious, and dead easy to make. What's easier than canned biscuit dough and hot oil? I did notice that they lost most of their tender appeal after sitting a few hours, but hardly any were left by then anyway. Note: the glaze is thin and almost disappears on the donuts after being applied. It also makes much more glaze than is needed. I'll make these donuts again, but just top with Nutella for a nicer visual effect. item not reviewed by moderator and published
deeeelicious item not reviewed by moderator and published
this recipe was a big hit i made them for the family we ate them all i will be making these again i used the regular biscuts / buttermilk there where both very good but to make donut holes take 1/2 of the roll and roll them into balls they get bigger but very very good paula dean item not reviewed by moderator and published
WOW these are sooooooo good. You for sure have to eat them right away....when they get cold they are ok. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My son LOVES donuts and I promised him donuts for breakfast this morning...however, we awoke to a terrible rainstorm and I didn't want to drive 11 miles to the closest donut shop. I found this recipe and was apprehensive because we are donut snobs and the thought of heavy 'biscuit' donuts just didn't appeal to me, however, I thought I would give it a try. I found that I only had "Reduced Fat Flaky Layers" type of biscuits so I was worried, but OH MY LORD...they were absolutely wonderful! They puffed up beautifully and light an airy inside and crispy on the outside. They were amazing! My sons eyes lit up when he took the first bite and the magic words came from him mouth...'Mom, these are the best donuts I have ever tasted"...ahhhhh success!!! I made the glazes and they were great. I melted a chocolate truffle and added it to the chocolate glaze?that shot the taste into outerspace! My son can't wait me for me to make these again, but my husband has begged me not to ever make them again...because he ate 3 of them!! I hit it out of the park on this one! Thank you Paula!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I loke theses donuts because they are simple and quick an at the same time they are makeing my mouth water with great flavor and also great texture! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I LOVE THIS RECIPE! IT'S THE BOMB!!!!!! I LOVE HOW EASY AND HOW FAST THEY DISAPPEAR WITH MY FAMILY. YOU MUST TRY THIS RECIPE. item not reviewed by moderator and published
very easy to make with the kiddo's and no waste is a+ and the Icings are just to cool. item not reviewed by moderator and published
these are so fast and easy and even the kids can help!! they are also delicious especially when still warm!! thanks Paula item not reviewed by moderator and published
My whole family of 6 (including myself) tried this recipe last night and I must say it was very easy and tasty. My kids loved the donuts as did my husband and I. We felt that if you turn down the heat on the oil after it's initial heating up the donuts cook slower and get a pretty brown and they don't have to be rushed in and out of the pan. They do tend to try and burn fast if you leave the oil on high. My husband enjoyed the vanilla glaze w/cinnamon & sugar but I didn't care for the vanilla glaze it had a weird aftertaste to me. lol The chocolate I goofed on and added 2 cups of powdered sugar and it was still awesome. Loved the chocolate glaze. This is a keeper recipe. Thanks Paula. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Thanks so much. ec item not reviewed by moderator and published

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