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Beignets

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 9 servings
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These treats from the Big Easy are just that. Big enough for a filling sweet and super easy to make, with Pillsbury Pizza Crust.

Stephanie Wise
October 23, 2013

Ingredients

Vegetable oil for deep frying
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
Powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1 In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 2 inches oil to 350°F.
  • 2 Line a plate with paper towels; set aside.
  • 3 On lightly floured work surface, roll dough into ball and pat into 8x6-inch rectangle about 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 9 equal pieces using pizza cutter or knife.
  • 4 Fry 2 or 3 pieces of dough at a time in hot oil 2 to 3 minutes on each side, turning with slotted spoon, until deep golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels.
  • 5 Sprinkle tops with powdered sugar, and serve warm.
  • 1 In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 2 inches oil to 350°F.
  • 2 Line a plate with paper towels; set aside.
  • 3 On lightly floured work surface, roll dough into ball and pat into 8x6-inch rectangle about 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 9 equal pieces using pizza cutter or knife.
  • 4 Fry 2 or 3 pieces of dough at a time in hot oil 2 to 3 minutes on each side, turning with slotted spoon, until deep golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels.
  • 5 Sprinkle tops with powdered sugar, and serve warm.

Expert Tips

Did you know? Pillsbury has a gluten free pizza dough.

Make ‘em mini! Cut dough into smaller pieces for bite-size beignets.

Always wear an apron and long sleeves when working with hot oil, and use oven mitts while turning and removing dough to protect your hands.

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