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Sugared Doughnut Holes Recipe

"These tender tasty doughnut bites are easy to make," says field editor Judy Jungwirth of Athol, South Dakota. "They're perfect for brunch, or as an after-school or anytime snack."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. In a small bowl, combine the egg, milk and butter. Add to dry ingredients and mix well.
  • 2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls, five or six at a time, into oil. Fry until browned, about 1-2 minutes, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Roll warm doughnut holes in confectioners' sugar. Yield: about 3 dozen.