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German Chocolate Doughnuts

German Chocolate Doughnuts

Surprise! There's a yummy secret filling in these chocolate-glazed doughnuts.



  1. In 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350 degrees F.
  2. Meanwhile, spoon coconut pecan frosting into decorating bag fitted with 1/2-inch wide tip. Set aside.
  3. In medium bowl, stir chocolate frosting and 1 tablespoon water until smooth. Set aside.
  4. Place paper towels under cooling rack. Separate dough into 8 biscuits; gently place 2 biscuits at a time in hot oil. Cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Using tongs, gently turn over; cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack; cool 2 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix pecans and coconut.
  6. To fill doughnuts, insert decorating tip into side of each biscuit. Squeeze about 2 tablespoons of coconut pecan frosting into center.
  7. Dip one side of each biscuit in chocolate glaze. Sprinkle with pecan mixture.
  8. Serve warm or cool.

prep time 30 min
total time 30 min
servings 8


To toast coconut, heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread coconut in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

If you don’t have a decorating bag and tip, use a 1 gallon plastic freezer bag. Spoon frosting into bag and cut 1/2 inch off one corner of bag. Fill doughnuts as stated.

Nutrition Facts Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories530Calories from Fat290 Total Fat32g Saturated Fat10gTrans Fat2 1/2g Cholesterol0mgSodium600mgTotal Carbohydrate55g Dietary Fiber1g Sugars1g Protein4g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 8%

Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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