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Candy Bar Doughnuts

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

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

Deborah Harroun
October 24, 2016

Ingredients

2
cups vegetable oil for frying
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original 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

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  • 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 Facts

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%
Potassium
59.9mg
2%
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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