Easy Canned Biscuit Donuts!


  • 1 Canned biscuits (no flaky layers)
  • 1/2 cup or so of Vegetable oil (enough for frying)
  • 2 Teaspoon Cinnamon- per 8 doughnuts
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 stick of butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons milk


  1. Take your canned biscuits and cut out the centers of each biscuit using a cookie cutter or small biscuit cutter, even a bottle cap works, Set aside.
  2. Melt your butter in a shallow bowl that is large enough to dip a doughnut into, set aside.
  3. In another shallow bowl, mix in the cinnamon & sugar, set aside.
  4. In a medium frying pan, fill with the vegetable oil, only about half an inch or so
  5. Heat the oil to 350F, if you don’t have a cooking thermometer, use one little biscuit center and drop it into the pan, making sure it sizzles when it hits the oil.
  6. Once the oil is ready drop 1-2 doughnuts at a time into the oil, because they cook quickly
  7. When one side is golden brown, flip it over with tongs and when that side is golden remove from oil and place on a paper towel lined pan or plate.
  8. When the doughnuts have cooled off enough to handle, use your fingers dip one side in the melted butter, allowing the excess drip off, then dip in cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  9. Flip over and repeat for the other side.
  10. For each of the other Glaze options, in small shallow bowls combine ingredients until smooth, adding enough liquid for desired glaze consistency.
  11. Dip the top of each doughnut into your desired glaze.
  12. ENJOY!

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