Coconut Glazed Doughnuts

coconut glazed doughnuts Side Dish
Coconut Glazed Doughnuts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8

A double dose of coconut flavor tops quick and tasty biscuit doughnuts. MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 24, 2016
Pillsbury Biscuits
Make with
Pillsbury Biscuits



cups vegetable oil
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original biscuits

Glaze and Topping

cup whipped cream cheese ready-to-spread frosting
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon water
teaspoon coconut extract
cup sweetened shredded coconut


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  • 1
    In deep fryer or 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Using small round cutter, cut hole in center of each biscuit.
  • 2
    Gently place 2 or 3 biscuits in hot oil. (Biscuit holes can also be fried!) Fry on one side until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; fry until other side is golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir frosting, water and coconut extract with spoon until smooth. Dip one side of each doughnut into glaze; top with shredded coconut.

Expert Tips

  • To make cinnamon-sugar doughnuts, mix 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/2 cup sugar. Toss warm doughnuts in sugar mixture.
  • Substitute your favorite flavor of frosting.
  • Don’t forget the doughnut holes. Fry separately until golden brown.

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