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Around the time that I first started this blog, I was bound and determined to make homemade doughnuts. I gave up though on making fried doughnuts when I realized how much oil was involved. That led me to these easy homemade doughnuts that use canned biscuits. I had not made these since that time almost 2 years ago; however, this weekend I noticed biscuits were on sale and we needed to make these again!
These are so easy, plus a great recipe to make with the kids. My husband likes to reuse the center of the doughnut to make doughnut holes.
Enjoy this sweet morning treat!
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- 1 Can of Pillsbury Home Style Rolls, Do not use flaky
- 2 Tbsp of Melted Butter
- 1 Cup of Powdered Sugar
- 1/4 Cup of Water
- 1/4 Cup of Applesauce
- 1 Tbsp of Cinnamon Sugar
- Preheat the oven to 375*.
- Spray a cookie sheet with non stick spray. Then, place the biscuits on the cookie sheet, and begin cutting the holes out of each biscuit. In order to cut the holes, I used the lid of a bottled water as my cutter. It worked out perfectly.
- Drizzle a small amount of melted butter over each doughnut. Then, place in the oven for 10 minutes or until completely cooked.
- Combine the powdered sugar, water, and applesauce in a small bowl. This will be the sauce to drizzle over the doughnuts. In another bowl, pour the cinnamon sugar in it.
- Once the donuts are out of the oven, drizzle the sauce over each doughnut. Then, dip each doughnut in the cinnamon sugar to coat and let cool.
- I thought this tasted surprisingly well to be baked doughnuts. They will not taste like a typical doughnut, so do not plan on them to.