Berry-Filled Doughnuts Recipe
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Berry-Filled Doughnuts Recipe

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Just four ingredients are all you'll need for this sure-to-be-popular treat sent in by Ginny Watson of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Friends and family will never guess that a tube of refrigerated buttermilk biscuits are the base for these golden, jelly-filled doughnuts. TIP: Vary the flavor by using different jams.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 4 cups canola oil
  • 1 tube (7-1/2 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits, separated into 10 biscuits
  • 3/4 cup seedless strawberry jam
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar


  1. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry biscuits, a few at a time, for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert a very small tip. Fill bag with jam. Push the tip through the side of each doughnut to fill with jam. Dust with confectioners' sugar while warm. Serve immediately. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Berry-Filled Doughnuts in Quick Cooking September/October 2005, p10

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jaddae1876 User ID: 7847839 135727
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

"I used kfc biscuits and it taste very good with the pillsburry biscuits its good to"

cookmom212 User ID: 7298948 59250
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"These were so good! My kids love them and it gets them away from eating muffins all the time, and now they can have biscuits."

DeliciousDaddysGirl User ID: 7212657 55114
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2013

"I thought this recipe was amazing! My family loves them and they were really easy to make! I found that instead of using a fryer you can use a deep pan. I would definitely recommend it!"

rich0925 User ID: 7191809 105263
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2013

"This isn't a home made jelled donut recipe. Go to copy of your cook book from for the year 2003 for the right recipe page 90. I'm trying to make them from scratch not biscuits. I get your magazine and have alot of your cook books. GREAT BOOK!"

frazee32 User ID: 7189131 63064
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2013

"Mine turned out to brown."

ItalianFoodQueen User ID: 6495884 59170
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2012

"When I was a kid we use to make these at scout camping trips. We did them with jelly, or cut in half with cinnamon a sugar or even put holes and made regular doughnuts they were always a huge hit and easy for kids to make and decorate. Great eating and great fun with little effort."

Melepopini User ID: 6030076 70227
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

"Excellent! I tried without the filling & sprinkled with regular sugar. Tastes exactly like my favorite donuts from a Chinese Restaurant I frequent. Love the versatility of this simple but delicious recipe."

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 148196
Reviewed May. 16, 2010

"Berry filled doughnuts turn out so nice, no one will know they're made from buttermilk biscuit dough. They are absolutely delicious and so easy to make, my family makes them whenever we have the biscuit dough to work with."

mtorma User ID: 4239803 148194
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2009

"These are so yummy!!!, also fill them with whipping cream out of the can, poke a hole in them also. Sooooooo good!!"

chrisjns User ID: 2188238 135719
Reviewed May. 7, 2009

"Just like we used to make when we didn’t have any money in the olden days.

We made them the same way except we put them in a brown bag and shook them
up with powder sugar and ate them. They were such a good treat that we ate them.
All before they got cold."

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