Candy Bar Doughnuts

One of the only ways to make doughnuts better? Top 'em with your favorite candy for a sweet morning treat.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
Recipe by Deborah Harroun
September 11, 2012
 

Ingredients

2
cups vegetable oil for frying
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
3/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
3
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon light corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
8
mini candy bars, roughly chopped (or about 1 cup chopped candy bars)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In deep fat fryer, heavy saucepan or 12-inch cast-iron skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat to 350°F.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits; flatten slightly. Using small cookie cutter, cut hole out of center of each biscuit. Fry 2 or 3 biscuits in hot oil until golden brown, then turn over and cook other side. Remove to cooling rack. Repeat with remaining biscuits and doughnut holes.
  • 3 To make glaze, place glass bowl over pan of simmering water. In bowl, melt chocolate chips, butter and corn syrup, stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
  • 4 Dip top of each doughnut into chocolate glaze. Immediately sprinkle with chopped candy.
  • 1 In deep fat fryer, heavy saucepan or 12-inch cast-iron skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat to 350°F.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits; flatten slightly. Using small cookie cutter, cut hole out of center of each biscuit. Fry 2 or 3 biscuits in hot oil until golden brown, then turn over and cook other side. Remove to cooling rack. Repeat with remaining biscuits and doughnut holes.
  • 3 To make glaze, place glass bowl over pan of simmering water. In bowl, melt chocolate chips, butter and corn syrup, stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
  • 4 Dip top of each doughnut into chocolate glaze. Immediately sprinkle with chopped candy.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make it even easier by using prepared frosting that has been heated slightly.

Use your favorite candy bar or a mixture of a few of them!

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