How to Make Not-Quite-Homemade Jelly Doughnuts

It would be lovely if you could tell your guests you made these delicious jelly doughnuts completely from scratch, but let’s be honest: Who has time to do all that? Instead, why not try this super-easy recipe that uses canned biscuit dough and your favorite store-bought jelly.

What You Need:
- Canned biscuit dough
- Flour
- Oil
- Powdered sugar
- Jelly

Step 1: Remove the dough from its can and sprinkle with flour.

Step 2: Roll out the dough until it is about ¼-inch thick. Then use a cookie cutter or the rim of a glass to cut out your doughnuts.

Step 3: Bring a pot of oil to boil at 360°F before carefully dropping in the dough. Cook until brown on one side, then flip and continue frying until brown on the other side.

Step 4: Place the doughnuts on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil while they cool.

Step 5: Once the doughnuts are completely cooled, use a sifter to dust powdered sugar on both sides.

Step 6: Fill a pastry bag with jelly and pipe into each doughnut’s center. (Pro tip: You can also use a plastic sandwich bag with the corner snipped off.)

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