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Easy Lemon Donut Holes

Donut Holes are quick on-the-go snacks to have in the morning when you're in a hurry or maybe just to snack on throughout the day. This Easy Lemon Donut Holes recipe is by far one of the simplest recipes you will make and will come out tasting like they are fresh from a Donut Shop.
Prep Time6 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time26 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon donut holes
Servings: 32
Author: Jill


  • 1 can Pillsbury Grands Homestyle Biscuits 8 biscuits
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2 lemons
  • 2 Tbsp. Lemon Liquor


  • Place about 4 cups of vegetable oil in a large dutch oven and heat until it reaches 350°F.
  • Cut each biscuit into four pieces.
  • Roll the biscuit into balls using the palms of your hands.
  • Cover a baking sheet with paper towels.
  • Place the biscuit balls into the oil in batches of 5-6.
  • Cook the biscuit balls for 3-4 minutes till they are a deep golden color.
  • Make sure to continually flip the biscuit balls for even cooking.
  • Remove the biscuit balls from the oil and place them on the cookie sheet.
  • Set them to the side to cool.

Make the Lemon Glaze:

  • Whisk powdered sugar, lemon juice, and liquor in a medium bowl.
  • Once the donut holes are cool dip them in the glaze.
  • ENJOY!!