Mini Donut Holes

Mini Donut Holes

Delicious, melt in your mouth, mini bite-sized goodness at your fingertips! Powdered, sugared, cinnamond, filled, and or glazed. Have them the way you like them!

Course Breakfast, Dessert


  • 1 Can Pillsbury Grands Southern Homestyle or Buttermilk Biscuits Note: NOT the flaky kind!
  • Vegetable oil For Frying
  • 1 Cup Filling of choice Jam, Jelly, Curd, Pudding, Hazelnut spread, Frosting… The options are endless!
  • 1 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Milk or water


  1. For the donut holes:
  2. Separate each biscuit from can. Cut each biscuit evenly into 4 pieces and roll into balls.
  3. Fill a saucepan or dutch oven 1-1/2 inches with vegetable oil. Heat to 350 degrees over medium heat.

  4. Fry donut holes in batches of 4 to 5 at a time, turning with tongs while frying to brown evenly. Place on a plate lined with paper towels.
  5. For the glaze:
  6. In a medium bowl, stir powdered sugar and milk (or water) until smooth.

  7. If filling and glazing:

  8. Fill a pastry bag with filling. Using a small tip, pipe filling into each donut hole until it expands slightly.

  9. Dip into glaze to coat evenly. Lay on wired rack until set.

  10. Enjoy these delicious little morsels!

Recipe Notes

Make them plain, filled or dough boy (beignet) style, whichever your taste-buds desire. 

You could even make them savory! Fill them with pimento cheese, cheddar cheese spread and sprinkle with salt for a pretzel style game day snack!