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Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

I’m just gonna say one statement…. Easy and mouth watering! Enough said…..

MAKES: 8 donuts and 8 donut holes





Here’s what you’ll need:

1 16.3 oz can home style biscuits (NOT FLAKY LAYER)

Vegetable oil

Cinnamon

Sugar

Directions:

Pour oil into large pan to 1/2″ depth. Heat oil over medium heat, while oil is warming up, open can of biscuits and separate them. Use a cutter to make the holes in the biscuits. 



Save the holes that you remove. These will be your tasty testers. Once oil is heated up, place some of the holes in the oil, once they are golden brown they can be removed (keep rolling around to make sure all sides are golden brown). 



Next, place the donuts in the oil, once the bottom side is golden brown, you can flip over and continue cooking. 



Make your cinnamon sugar mixture in a shallow bowl, set aside. I like my cinnamon sugar mixture to be more on the darker side but it’s however you like. Once the donuts are done, pull them out of the oil, drain on a paper towel and once they are slightly cooled to handle, run them through the cinnamon sugar mixture on both sides, then let cool. Enjoy while they are still warm! These are mouth watering to say the least! 

Spaghetti Sauce (homemade)

This is my homemade sauce. I have made this for years and Josh is hooked! Sometimes I add heavy cream, or half & half, but only if I want to change it up a little. I sure hope you all enjoy this sauce.

Makes: 6 servings (2 meatballs per serving)

Here’s what you’ll need:

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Meatballs:

1 pound lean ground beef or italian sausage (bulk)

1 cup fresh bread crumbs

1 Tbsp dried cilantro

1 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1 egg, beaten

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Sauce: 

3/4 cup chopped red onion

4 garlic cloves, minced

1/4 cup olive oil

2 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes (squeezed)

2 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar (granulated)

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

3/4 tsp dried basil

1/4 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Directions for the Meatballs:

In a large bowl,  combine ground beef or sausage, bread crumbs, cilantro, parmesan, 1/4 tsp black pepper, garlic powder, and beaten egg…..

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Mix well…..

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Form into 12 (1-inch) balls then store covered in fridge until needed…..

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Directions for the Sauce:

In a large saucepan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is translucent….

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Stir in tomatoes….(I hand crush my whole tomatoes, then add them)

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Add salt, sugar, black pepper, and cinnamon…..

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Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

After sauce has simmered, stir in tomato paste, basil, oregano…..

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Add meatballs to sauce…..

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Simmer for another 30-45 minutes or more.

We serve this sauce over whole wheat spaghetti noodles or cavatappi noodles.

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