READY IN: 36mins
Recipe by CoffeeMom

This is the original Crisco doughnuts recipe. I found it in an ad in the October 1916 issue of American Cookery. Cooking time is per doughnut.

Top Review by bluturtl1428

yummy, fast and easy, this was a relatively quick breakfast for something different and all 4 kids asked for it to be a regular. i did let my oil get a little too hot ( we have VERY sensitive smoke detectors, they go off with eggs) but even then they were really good. thanks for sharing i love these recipes that come from old cook books.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar and shortening together. Add beaten eggs.
  2. Mix and sift dry ingredients.
  3. Add alternately with milk to the first mixture. Mixture should be very soft.
  4. Form into a ball, place on a well floured board and roll to one-half inch thickness. Cut and fry in hot oil.

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