Did you know? Beignets (pronounced “ben-yeys”) are the official state doughnut of Louisiana, and for good reason! Hailing from the French Quarter of New Orleans, locals and visitors line up year-round to try this French-inspired, perfectly-fried treat dusted with powdered sugar. Now, you can enjoy this sweet pastry in just 20 minutes from the comforts of your kitchen thanks to this easy beignet recipe. It’s easy when you start with Pillsbury pizza dough and add two other simple ingredients.
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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