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Jelly Filled Ghost Donuts #HalloweenTreatsWeek

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This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.”

These jelly-filled ghost donuts are the perfect easy dessert or snack for you and the kids. They are easy to make using refrigerated biscuit dough.

I am always looking for fun and easy Halloween treats to share with friends and family. I don’t like things that are super scary or freaky so these little donuts are perfect for that. 

If you love homemade donuts as much as I do, be sure to check out my Apple Cinnamon Sugar Baked Donuts and my Pumpkin Spice Baked Donuts.

How to Make Jelly Filled Ghost Donuts

Heat oil over medium heat to 350-375 degrees.

Roll each piece of dough into an oblong shape and cut 2 eyes and a mouth with a small and large end of a frosting tip.

Carefully lower each “ghost face” into the oil and fry until golden on each side.

Remove from oil and drain on paper or a rack. Once mostly cool, dust donuts with a liberal amount of powdered sugar. I like the Dixie Crystals powdered sugar because it seems more powdery. It also doesn't clump as bad as other powdered sugars.

I think this is what makes my ghosts pop more!

If you want to make them jelly-filled, do not let your holes go all the way through. Cut it enough that you can hollow it out and then use your finger to press them flat.

When the donut cooks, those will stay hollow. Then fill them with your favorite flavor of jelly and enjoy!

I filled mine with my pear vanilla jam, but you can use any kind, even my green pepper jelly would be good for this one!

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Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week-long event, #HalloweenTreatsWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like to Thank our amazing brand sponsors: Dixie Crystals that provided a prize pack for our giveaways and also sent some samples and products to the #HalloweenTreatsWeek bloggers to use in their recipes. 

Yield: 10 donuts

Jelly Filled Ghost Donuts

Jelly Filled Ghost Donuts

These jelly-filled donuts are made with refrigerated biscuit dough making them fun and easy to make.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tube refrigerated biscuit dough
  • oil for frying -- can use vegetable, canola, or peanut
  • powdered sugar

Instructions

    1. Heat oil over medium heat to 350-375 degrees.
    2. Pull each piece of dough into an oblong shape and cut 2 eyes and a mouth with small and large ends of a frosting tip.
    3. Carefully lower each "ghost face" into the oil and fry until golden on each side, about 3-4 minutes per side, or until the donut is done inside.
    4. Remove from oil and drain on paper towel. Once mostly cool, dust donuts with a liberal amount of powdered sugar
    5. If you want to make them jelly-filled, do not let your holes go all the way through. Cut it enough that you can hollow it out and then use your finger to press them flat.
    6. When the donut cooks, those will stay hollow. Then fill them with your favorite flavor of jelly and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 81Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 59mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

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