Chocolate-Caramel-Stuffed Doughnut Holes

chocolate-caramel-stuffed doughnut holes Dessert
Chocolate-Caramel-Stuffed Doughnut Holes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 6

Mini doughnuts stuffed with caramel and chocolate? We're in doughnut heaven! MORE+ LESS-

Updated August 9, 2018
Pillsbury Biscuits
Make with
Pillsbury Biscuits


Vegetable oil for frying
can (13.4 oz) dulce de leche (caramelized sweetened condensed milk)
cup hazelnut spread with cocoa
cup cinnamon-sugar
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Southern Homestyle refrigerated Buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)


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  • 1
    Fill 4-quart Dutch oven one-third full of oil for frying. Heat over medium heat.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, place hazelnut spread and dulce de leche in microwavable dish. Microwave on High in 10-second increments, stirring every 10 seconds, until smooth. Pour mixture into decorating bag with small tip or condiment container from local cooking store. Set aside.
  • 3
    Place cinnamon-sugar in shallow dish; set aside.
  • 4
    Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Using doughnut hole cutter, cut out several rounds from each biscuit.
  • 5
    Fry 6 to 8 dough rounds at a time, turning constantly with spider or metal spoon, until golden brown. Remove from oil; place directly in cinnamon-sugar. Carefully turn doughnut holes in sugar until coated. With sharp knife, pierce hole in each doughnut hole. Insert end of decorating bag; squeeze bag to fill with hazelnut-caramel mixture.

Expert Tips

  • If you can’t find dulce de leche in the cultural foods aisle of your store, try making your own by filling a baking dish with sweetened condensed milk and tightly covering with foil. Place the baking dish in a roasting pan and fill the roasting pan with water, three-fourths of the way up the dish. Bake at 425°F for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, checking every 30 minutes for a caramel color.
  • After filling the doughnut holes, press the hole down in the cinnamon-sugar again to help seal in the filling.

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