Apple Cider Crescent Doughnut Holes

These doughnut holes made with crescent dough, twists on traditional Jewish sufganiot, are downright delicious.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 14

Ingredients

4
cups canola or vegetable oil
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup apple cider
1/2
box (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix (1/4 cup)
1/2
teaspoon apple pie spice
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 rolls)
1/2
cup cinnamon sugar
  • 1 In deep fryer or 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat whipping cream, apple cider, pudding mix and apple pie spice with electric mixer on medium speed until thick. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 3 Separate crescent dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Stack 2 rectangles on top of one another. Fold in half widthwise to make tall stack. Repeat with remaining 2 rectangles. Use 1-inch round cutter to cut 14 holes from crescent dough stacks, rolling and rerolling dough as necessary.
  • 4 Place paper towels under cooling rack. Gently drop 4 or 5 balls at a time into hot oil. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack to drain; cool 30 seconds. Toss doughnut holes in cinnamon sugar.
  • 5 To fill doughnut holes, spoon pudding mixture into decorating bag fitted with 1/2-inch wide tip. Insert tip in side of each ball; squeeze about 1 tablespoon pudding mixture into center.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Doughnut Hole
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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