Glazed Biscuit Doughnuts

Easy recipe for Glazed Biscuit Doughnuts with a basic sugar glaze.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6
Author Anna-Marie @BeautyandtheBeets


  • 1 tube 6-8 count dinner biscuits
  • cooking oil spray

Basic Sugar Glaze:

  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted to remove lumps
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk or water
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract, or any flavor of your choice
  • 2-3 drops food coloring, optional

special equipment:

  • mini cookie cutters


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Seperate each biscuit onto a cutting board. Spray a small round cookie cutter and carefully insert into each biscuit, removing the center. You may need to spray the cookie cutter between each biscuit.
  3. Place the biscuit doughnuts onto the greased baking sheet about two inches apart. Spray the biscuits with the cooking spray.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes until the biscuits are golden brown and flaky.

Make the sugar glaze:

  1. Place the sugar in a medium bowl and slowly stir in the milk and vanilla.
  2. Stir until the glaze is mixed well. Add 2-3 drops of food coloring until desired hue is achieved. Spoon or pour over cookies or doughnuts.
  3. *To make chocolate glaze: Add 4 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder to the glaze and blend well.

  4. Spoon glaze or frosting on doughnuts before serving.

Recipe Notes

Tip: Place a cooling rack onto a baking sheet when pouring or spooning the glaze to collect the excess.