Start Father’s Day off in a sweet way by  decorating doughnuts for dad. What father wouldn’t love a plate full of yummy homemade doughnuts for his Father’s Day breakfast? Kids can have fun cutting out letters to personalize their doughnuts for “Dad,” “Daddy,” Papa,” or “Father” and even little hands can help add special toppings and  decorate the  doughnuts for dad. For those men with a hearty appetite, you can add a  Breakfast Sandwich Topped with Sports Ball Cheese  to go along with his sweet doughnuts. And don’t forget a nice  bowl of fruit and something to drink to round out the meal. Decorate Doughnuts for Dad   DECORATED DOUGHNUTS FOR DAD Ingredients: 1 tube Pillsbury pizza dough (or use homemade dough) chocolate frosting or any other flavor your dad might enjoy toppings – chopped nuts, sprinkles, toffee bits, coconut, non-pariels, and even chopped bacon Oil to fry doughnuts Supplies: alphabet  cookie cutters pan or fryer candy thermometer if using pan to fry doughnuts paper towels metal cooling rack parchment or wax paper lined baking sheet (for ease of clean up) Instructions: Dad Doughnuts Unroll pizza dough. Cut out “DAD” using cookie cutters, or whatever words or phrases you like. You could do “We Love Dad” or “#1 Dad” or “Daddy.” There are so many possibilities. Remove all of the excess dough. You can keep that and fry it up for the kids to snack on. Dad Doughnuts I was able to get 6 “DAD” sets out of one pizza dough. Frying Dad Doughnuts Heat oil to 350 degrees and fry the doughnuts, flipping them over, until both sides are deep golden brown. Drain the doughnuts on a paper towel and allow them to cool, so that little hands can handle them easily. Decorate Doughnuts for Dad Set the cooled doughnuts on a cooling rack set over a parchment or wax paper lined baking sheet. Heat some chocolate frosting in the microwave for about 10 seconds just until it is thin enough to pour. Have the kids either dip the doughnut in the frosting, or pour the frosting over the doughnut. Then immediately while the frosting is wet, have them sprinkle on some toppings. Serve to dad immediately. He’ll be smelling them and wont be able to resist.  

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