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Feb 11, 2015

XOXO Valentine’s Day Doughnut Recipe

Looking for a cute and thoughtful way to spread the love this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got just the thing on our lifestyle blog today!¬†In Honor of Design created this special doughnut recipe that doubles as an adorable game – perfect for all your loved ones! Gift your friends with a sweet and edible tic tac toe set!¬†Make a big batch and wrap them up (and keep a few too!) to make this Valentine’s Day extra sweet!

This is an easy biscuit/doughnut recipe that is stiff enough to use cookie cutters. You can avoid the frying pan and bake in the oven! With only 8 ingredients and 20 minutes to make, this is a recipe anyone can conquer!


5 c. Flour
1 c. Shortening
1 1.2 c. milk
2 tbls. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/4 c. sugar
3 TBLS. melted butter
Cinnamon and sugar (optional)

Cookie cutters – I picked up my cookie cutters in the baking section of Target

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1) In a large mixing bowl sift together dry ingredients.
2) Using a pastry cutter (fork would be fine too!), blend in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
3) Gradually add milk and stir with a fork until dough forms. Add more flour if needed to create a firm dough.
4) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
5) Spray a large baking sheet with shortening or butter.
6) Roll out dough on floured surface and start cutting out your shapes.
7) Place on baking sheet a few inches apart and brush with melted butter.
8) sprinkle with a cinnamon sugar mix (optional) & gold sugar sprinkles. (Order yours online or baking supply store.)
9) Bake for 8-10 min.



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Enjoy! Gift these wrapped in a gift box to your best girls or favorite guy, and maybe even with a glass of champagne;) Challenge them to a game of tic tac toe, and winner takes all! xoxo



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