No Fry Doughnuts

2 pkg. (1/4 oz. each) yeast
¼ c. warm water
1 ½ c. warm milk
1/3 c. shortening
½ c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. cinnamon
4 ½-5 c. flour
¼ c. butter or margarine, melted

½ c. butter or margarine
2 c. powdered sugar
5 tsp. water
2 tsp. vanilla


In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add milk and shortening. Stir for 1 minute. Add sugar, eggs, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and 2 c. flour. Beat on low speed until smooth. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Turn onto a floured surface. Roll out to ½” thick. Cut with a 2-3 ½” dough nut cutter. Place 2” apart on greased baking sheets. Brush with butter. Cover and let rise in a warm place. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 15-20 minutes. Glaze as usual.

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