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When are Donut Holes ever a bad idea? They’re sweet little bite-sized morsels of comfort. Knowing how to make them at home could save you cash, make for an adorable party appetizer, or satisfy your sweet tooth on a moment’s notice.

These Donut Holes 3 Ways are a fun and easy treat to make for your next party
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DIY Donut Holes Made 3 Ways

The best bite size sweet treats!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 12 donut holes


  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 can refrigerated biscuits
  • butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • sprinkles
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • sprinkles


  • For the cinnamon sugar mix, in a bowl, add 1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon and mix.
  • For the vanilla glaze mix, in a bowl, add 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons milk, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract and mix.
  • Separate the dough into 8 pieces. Slice each piece of dough into fourths. Roll these pieces into small balls.
  • Place the balls into a large saucepan filled with oil, heated to 350°F. Fry for 1 minute.
  • For the vanilla glaze mix, dip the donut holes into the glaze and top with sprinkles. For regular glazed donut holes, leave out the sprinkles.
  • For the cinnamon sugar glaze, coat the donut holes in 2 tablespoons melted butter, then cover with the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
DIY Donut Holes Made 3 Ways
Amount Per Serving
Calories 327 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 471mg20%
Potassium 69mg2%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Donut Holes
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Check out our Donut Fries 3 Ways for another fun DIY donut recipe!