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Cinnamon Mini Donuts Cheat!

Updated: Aug 24, 2021

Makes 32 donuts

If you are craving mini donuts make sure you always have Pillsbury Cinnamon Buns in the fridge. Then you can whip these up in ten minutes. The cheat is that I took recipe idea from hundreds of this recipe all over the internet. So this one is credited to technology and access to the internet 😊.


2 packs small Pillsbury Cinnamon Buns dough

Vegetable oil for frying

1/2 cup cinnamon

1 cup sugar


  1. Cut each cinnamon bun in half

  2. Take each half and bring ends together

  3. Pour 1 inch of oil in a saucepan or tall skillet

  4. Heat until to 350 degrees

  5. Drop 8 dough balls into pan and cook until both sides are golden brown. About a minute each side

  6. Combine cinnamon and sugar in a bowl

  7. Take out donuts with slotted spoon and place them on a paper towel lined plate to absorb the oil

  8. Once cooled roll the donut in cinnamon sugar and enjoy


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