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Maple-Bacon Doughnut Bites

 Maple-Bacon Doughnut Bites
While these delicious bite-size treats are ready in minutes, they’ll disappear in a flash. And don’t relegate the deep-fried goodness to the breakfast nook—I’ve never had anyone turn these down no matter the time of day. —Chelsea Turner, Lake Elsinore, CA
26 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 7 maple-flavored bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In
  • another bowl, whisk egg, milk and melted butter until blended. Add
  • to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
  • Heat oil to 350° in an electric skillet or deep fryer. Drop
  • tablespoonfuls of batter, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry 3-4
  • minutes or until golden brown, turning often. Drain on paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar, maple syrup, milk and

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Maple-Bacon Doughnut Bites (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • vanilla until smooth. Dip warm doughnuts into glaze; sprinkle tops
  • with bacon. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 doughnut equals 101 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.