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Beignets

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Beignets
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 9

You can enjoy this sweet pastry in just 20 minutes from the comforts of your kitchen thanks to this easy beignet recipe. It’s easy when you start with Pillsbury™ refrigerated pizza crust and add two other simple ingredients. Recipe by Girl Versus Dough.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated pizza crust
  • Icing sugar

Steps

  • 1
    In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 2 inches oil to 350°F.
  • 2
    Line a plate with paper towels; set aside.
  • 3
    On lightly floured work surface, roll dough into ball and pat into 8x6-inch rectangle about 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 9 equal pieces using pizza cutter or knife.
  • 4
    Fry 2 or 3 pieces of dough at a time in hot oil 2 to 3 minutes on each side, turning with slotted spoon, until deep golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels.
  • 5
    Sprinkle tops with icing sugar, and serve warm.

  • Make ‘em mini! Cut dough into smaller pieces for bite-size beignets.
  • Always wear an apron and long sleeves when working with hot oil, and use oven mitts while turning and removing dough to protect your hands.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 9 beignets
Calories
167.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7.9g
Saturated Fat
0.4g
Sodium
254mg
Total Carbs
21.6g
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
3.3g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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