"I tried 'Chicken Charlie's Deep Fried Kool-Aid®' at the San Diego County Fair. They were very good so I started to search on a way to recreate them. I searched for drop doughnut recipes and took one of those and adapted it. This is a very close version of the one I had at the fair in looks and taste. The fair's version was cherry-flavored, but you could use any flavor you like." — BHYLER
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vegetable oil for frying
1/2 (.13 ounce) envelope
unsweetened soft drink mix, any flavor (such as KOOL-AID®)
I tried this twice and used my 2 favorite flavors of koolaid, but I cannot stand the flavor of either. Maybe its just me.
Definitely taste the Kool-aid! Wouldn't recommend using even half the packet in the dough!
easy. my 10 year helped make them and we had so much fun both making them and eating them. makes a really nice dessert when served with vanilla ice cream.
Makes a lot, easy to make and really enjoyed the "brings me back to being a kid" flavor. My 7 year old grand daughter loved them!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
County Fair Style Kool-Aid(R) Drop Doughnuts
Serving Size: 1/50 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 50
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 101
** Calories from Fat: 41
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