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Sticky Bun Doughnuts

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8

When doughnuts meet sticky buns, the results are delicious. MORE+ LESS-

Gerry Speirs
October 7, 2016

Ingredients

1
quart canola oil
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original biscuits
4
tablespoons butter
1
cup plus 4 tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
2
tablespoons water
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup cream cheese frosting (from 1-lb container)

Steps

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  • 1
    In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 1 quart canola oil to 380° F.
  • 2
    Separate 1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits into 8 biscuits. Separate each biscuit into 2 layers.
  • 3
    Place 1/2 tablespoon butter each on top of 8 biscuits. Top butter on each with 1/2 tablespoon packed brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Place other half of each biscuit on top of buttered half; pinch all around edges to seal.
  • 4
    Fry doughnuts one at a time in hot oil 40 to 50 seconds on each side. Drain on paper towels.
  • 5
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat 1 cup packed brown sugar and 2 tablespoons water to boiling. Simmer 3 minutes. Reduce heat; add 1/4 cup chopped pecans. Spoon over each doughnut.
  • 6
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/2 cup cream cheese frosting (from 16-oz container) uncovered on High 15 seconds. Stir; drizzle over doughnuts. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Pecans can be substituted with any other favorite nut.
  • Use a sharp serrated knife to separate each biscuit into 2 layers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
540mg
23%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
73g
24%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
49g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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