Pumpkin Doughnut Holes

Mr. Food

These easy fritter-like treats cook up fast in a skillet. They're awesome served warm, topped with confectioners’ sugar.

Yields: 2 dozen

Cooking Time: 30 min


  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  1. In a soup pot, heat oil over medium heat until hot.

  2. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients except confectioners' sugar; mix well.

  3. Drop pumpkin batter by level tablespoonfuls into hot oil and fry 2 minutes or until golden, turning at least once. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining batter. Roll doughnut holes in confectioners' sugar; serve warm.

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