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Baked Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donuts

Blizzard Juno has hit New England.    No work or school for my guys, and fingers crossed, the power outages seemed to be limited, so I tempted fate and decided to bake a snow day treat.    Donuts sounded good to me, and I had this recipe printed and ready to go.

No changes at all, except to double the amount of cinnamon sugar at the end.  I'd rather have more than less and have to mix more mid coating.    The excess I save in a spice jar with a shaker lid for sprinkling on buttered toast.

These didn't last long.   I always think, I should double the recipe, don't, and then regret it   LOL    Thanks so much to Baker Bettie for the recipe and making our snow day just a little bit tastier  :)

* Exported from MasterCook *

                     Baked Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donuts

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
  5               TBSP  butter -- softened
     1/2           cup  sugar
  1                     egg
     1/2           cup  milk
  1                tsp  vanilla
  2                tsp  baking powder
  1              pinch  salt
  1 1/2           cups  all-purpose flour
     1/2          cup  butter -- melted
     1/2           cup  sugar
     1           tsp  cinnamon

Heat oven to 325.   Spray mini donut pan with cooking spray. 

Cream together butter and sugar.     Add egg, milk, and vanilla until combined.  Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.     Add to butter mixture, mixing on low speed until just combined.

Pour batter into a pastry bag or Ziploc.    Pipe into donut pan, filling ½ full.  

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.    Cool slightly on a wire rack.

Mix together cinnamon and sugar.   Melt butter.    Dip donuts into the butter and then toss in the cinnamon sugar.   

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