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Frosted Doughnut Cookies

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 30 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 46 servings
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These fun cookies look just like homemade doughnuts--super cute and fun to decorate with frosting and sprinkles!

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
egg
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
container (12 oz) whipped vanilla or chocolate frosting
Multicolored candy sprinkles, as desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough; add flour, egg and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed.
  • 3 Transfer mixture to gallon-size resealable, food-storage plastic bag. Cut 1/4 inch off corner of bag; pipe ring of dough onto cookie sheet, approximately 2 1/2 inches across with an inside opening about 1 1/2 inches across. Repeat to use up dough, spacing about 2 inches apart.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool on cookie sheet 10 minutes; remove to cooling rack until completely cooled. Frost and decorate as desired, using photo as a guide.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough; add flour, egg and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed.
  • 3 Transfer mixture to gallon-size resealable, food-storage plastic bag. Cut 1/4 inch off corner of bag; pipe ring of dough onto cookie sheet, approximately 2 1/2 inches across with an inside opening about 1 1/2 inches across. Repeat to use up dough, spacing about 2 inches apart.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool on cookie sheet 10 minutes; remove to cooling rack until completely cooled. Frost and decorate as desired, using photo as a guide.

Expert Tips

Add a few drops of food color to vanilla frosting for fun. Multicolored candy sprinkles also add to the playful look.

Try stacking 2 or 3 cookies with thin layers of frosting in between for a fun layered donut look.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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