Easy Crescent Doughnut Twists


  • 1 package Refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 oz.)
  • 4 cups Soybean oil (for deep frying)
  • 1⁄4 cup Powdered sugar


Unroll crescent roll dough; press together perforated edges to form large rectangle of dough. Fold dough into thirds widthwise; roll into 8 x 4-inch rectangle. Fold dough into thirds lengthwise; roll into 8 x 4-inch rectangle.

Cut dough into eight 1 x 4-inch pieces. Twist each dough strip twice; form dough circle by sealing edges creating 8 doughnut twists. Pinch edges with wet finger tips to form seal. Place on baking sheet to rest for 30 minutes.

Preheat soybean oil to 350°F in heavy frying pan or small deep fryer. Line baking sheet with paper towels.

Carefully place 4 doughnut twists in hot oil. Fry approximately 1 ½ to 2 minutes until golden, turning once. Remove from oil and place on paper towels to drain. Repeat with remaining doughnut twists. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.