Total Time
35mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is how my husband's grandma made donuts for them on weekends. We just got the recipe from an Aunt over the weekend and made them this afternoon. Talk about super easy and very yummy with very few ingredients, try them you'll be amazed!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) boxpillsbury hot roll mix
  • 3 -4 cups vegetable oil (for deep frying)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, for dusting

Directions

  1. Mix the hot roll mix according to directions on back of the box.
  2. Cover and let rise in warm 80-85 degree area for 30-35 minutes.
  3. Punch dough down.
  4. Heat about 2 to 2 1/2 inches of oil in a large sauce pot.
  5. Pinch off pieces of the dough and stretch out a little bit, poking holes into the dough 2-3 holes for each piece of dough.
  6. Fry in hot oil until nice and brown on one side flip over to brown on other side.
  7. Remove from oil and dust with powdered sugar, or whatever favorite frosting etc. and enjoy.