Photo: John O'Hagan; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
3 Mins
Makes 4 to 6 servings

Tip your hat to the Crescent City, and honor Mardi Gras month by preparing these New Orleans-style treats.

How to Make It

Step 1

Separate biscuits into individual rounds, and cut into quarters. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven, heat over medium heat to 350°. Fry biscuit quarters, in batches, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels, and dust generously with powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

Step 2

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Pillsbury Golden Layers Buttermilk Biscuits.

Ratings & Reviews

katycooks's Review

January 26, 2013
As a Louisiana native, I must admit that I was skeptical, but these quick and easy beignet style doughnuts were a hit with my boys! I pressed the dough out and cut in halves, rather than quarters, to more resemble a traditional beignet. Will definately make again.