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Berry-Filled Doughnuts Recipe

Berry-Filled Doughnuts Recipe

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. YIELD: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.

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Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

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

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."

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!"

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!"

Reviewed Mar. 20, 2013

"Mine turned out to brown."

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."

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."

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."

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!!"

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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