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Mini Churro Doughnut Holes

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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This DIY version of fair food goes bite-size and gets an added flavor boost from caramel.

Carrian Cheney Carrian Cheney
October 10, 2016

Ingredients

Canola oil for deep-frying
1/2
cup cinnamon-sugar
1/3
cup powdered sugar
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original biscuits
Caramel sauce, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Fill 3-quart saucepan one-third full with oil. Heat over medium heat to about 350°F. Line plate with paper towels; set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir together cinnamon-sugar and powdered sugar; set aside.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Split each biscuit into 2 rounds; place on cutting board. Using very small doughnut-hole cutter or mouth of an empty bottle, cut out mini-sized doughnut holes.
  • 4 When oil is hot, carefully drop a few of the doughnut holes into oil at a time. (See Tip.) Using slotted metal spoon or kitchen spider, continuously turn holes over and over until golden brown. Remove from oil; place on paper towel-lined plate to drain. Immediately place holes in sugar mixture; coat completely. Serve doughnut holes immediately drizzled with caramel sauce.
  • 1 Fill 3-quart saucepan one-third full with oil. Heat over medium heat to about 350°F. Line plate with paper towels; set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir together cinnamon-sugar and powdered sugar; set aside.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Split each biscuit into 2 rounds; place on cutting board. Using very small doughnut-hole cutter or mouth of an empty bottle, cut out mini-sized doughnut holes.
  • 4 When oil is hot, carefully drop a few of the doughnut holes into oil at a time. (See Tip.) Using slotted metal spoon or kitchen spider, continuously turn holes over and over until golden brown. Remove from oil; place on paper towel-lined plate to drain. Immediately place holes in sugar mixture; coat completely. Serve doughnut holes immediately drizzled with caramel sauce.

Expert Tips

The safest way to fry is to bring your hand close to the oil and gently drop in the dough versus quickly dropping and splashing the oil.

To prep ahead by a few hours, you can cut the dough and store it in a zipper-topped plastic bag in the fridge.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
450mg
19%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
19g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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