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Salted Caramel Doughnut Holes

Bloggers Adam and Joanne Gallagher from Inspired Taste make sweet and salty doughnut holes dipped in warm caramel.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
cups vegetable oil
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
1/2
cup sugar
3/4
teaspoon fine sea salt
1
cup caramel dip (from 16-oz container)

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Steps

  • 1 In deep fryer or 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Using small round cookie cutter, cut 3 holes out of each biscuit.
  • 2 Gently place 3 or 4 doughnut holes in hot oil. Fry on one side until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; fry until other side is golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sugar and salt; pour onto plate. While doughnut holes are still warm, add to sugar-salt; turn to coat.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel dip on High about 30 seconds or until warm. Serve doughnut holes with warm caramel dip.
  • 1 In deep fryer or 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Using small round cookie cutter, cut 3 holes out of each biscuit.
  • 2 Gently place 3 or 4 doughnut holes in hot oil. Fry on one side until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; fry until other side is golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sugar and salt; pour onto plate. While doughnut holes are still warm, add to sugar-salt; turn to coat.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel dip on High about 30 seconds or until warm. Serve doughnut holes with warm caramel dip.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Instead of using a plate, add sugar and salt to a brown paper bag. Add the warm doughnuts to the bag and give them a shake to coat.

Instead of or as well as caramel dip, serve doughnut holes with warm chocolate fudge sauce.

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