Beignets

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 9
Beignets

Ingredients

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

Steps

Hide Images
  • 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.

Notes









Tips

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.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
250mg
11%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

© 2017 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved