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Salted Caramel Doughnut Holes

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Two ingredients make a special dipping sauce for our favorite DIY biscuit doughnuts.

Inspired Taste
May 8, 2012

Ingredients

2
cups vegetable oil
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
1/2
cup sugar
3/4
teaspoon fine sea salt
1
cup caramel dip (from 16-oz container)

Steps

  • 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 cookie cutter, cut 3 holes out of each biscuit.
  • 2 Gently place 3 or 4 doughnut holes in hot oil. Fry on one side until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; fry until other side is golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sugar and salt; pour onto plate. While doughnut holes are still warm, add to sugar-salt; turn to coat.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel dip on High about 30 seconds or until warm. Serve doughnut holes with warm caramel dip.
  • 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 cookie cutter, cut 3 holes out of each biscuit.
  • 2 Gently place 3 or 4 doughnut holes in hot oil. Fry on one side until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; fry until other side is golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sugar and salt; pour onto plate. While doughnut holes are still warm, add to sugar-salt; turn to coat.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel dip on High about 30 seconds or until warm. Serve doughnut holes with warm caramel dip.

Expert Tips

Instead of using a plate, add sugar and salt to a brown paper bag. Add the warm doughnuts to the bag and give them a shake to coat.

Instead of or as well as caramel dip, serve doughnut holes with warm chocolate fudge sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
291.7
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14.1g
22%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Sodium
478.2mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
39.4g
13%
Sugars
17.5g
Protein
4.0g
% Daily Value*:
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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