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Candy Bar Doughnuts

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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One of the only ways to make doughnuts better? Top 'em with your favorite candy for a sweet morning treat.

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)

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

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!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
381.4
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24.9g
38%
Saturated Fat
7.4g
37%
Cholesterol
11.4mg
4%
Sodium
482.1mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
39.2g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
15.8g
Protein
4.7g
% Daily Value*:
Calcium
0.70%
1%
Iron
8.80%
9%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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