Crescent Roll Beignets
Crescent Roll Beignets are mouth-watering pillows of fried dough, smothered in cinnamon sugar. Breakfast doesn't get any simpler or better!
breakfast or side, Dessert
Fill a pan with vegetable or canola oil so that it's at least 2 inches deep.
Heat oil to 350 degrees F.
Open and unroll dough.
Pull each crescent roll triangle apart at the perforated line.
Cut each large triangle into 2 smaller equal-sized triangles, so that you'll have 16 triangles.
Spread paper towels on a tray. You will drain the beignets on this after removing from oil.
Place 3 to 4 triangles of dough in hot oil. Don't crowd the pan.
Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown on first side, Flip to second side and cook another 2 to 3 minutes or until second side is golden brown.
Remove from oil with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels 10 to 20 seconds.
Immediately roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.
For cinnamon sugar, stir together the 1/4 cup granulated sugar and the 1 tablespoon cinnamon.
Optional: dust with powered sugar
Optional: serve with chocolate sauce for dipping.
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