Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Doughnuts

A classic jelly doughnut gets a fun twist with peanut butter glaze. No one will be able to resist these fluffy peanut butter and jelly doughnuts that take you back to your childhood. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Spiced Sweet Potato Doughnuts

This sweet potato dessert (or decadent breakfast!) is easy to prepare. And no one minds eating the nutritious spuds when...


Glazed Doughnuts

1 review

The light coffee flavor in these tasty sugar-glazed doughnuts makes them a perfect start to the morning...on Christmas Day or...


Cider Doughnuts

8 reviews

Here on our 1,250-acre farm, we usually have a quick breakfast on the go. So I often keep a batch...


Idaho Spudnuts

6 reviews

Raising eight children on a potato farm in Idaho, Mother was very creative at using an abundant crop. We especially...

Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes

Light and yummy, these doughnut holes go fast! Their old-time goodness comes from mashed potatoes and buttermilk.


Carrot Cake Doughnuts

2 reviews

For an easy doughnut recipe which everyone will love, I make these doughnuts. I love carrot cake so I wanted...

Blue-Ribbon Doughnuts

3 reviews

What could be more delicious than a warm homemade doughnut? I've been making these tasty treats for my children and...


Apple Butter Doughnuts

In my family, it's a tradition to make these lovely spiced doughnuts after sledding. The whole family gathers in the...


Long Johns

4 reviews

The tattered recipe in my files is a good indication of how popular these doughnuts have been in our family...


Frosted Round Johns

These delightful doughnuts are less greasy than some store-bought varieties, plus they're easy to prepare. My mother and I made...

Buttermilk Potato Doughnut Holes

Having worked in a school cafeteria for more than 10 years, I've seen my share of recipes. Everyone loves the...


Chocolate Cinnamon Doughnuts

These doughnuts are a favorite of our three grown children. Make them up at night—next morning, it's quick and easy...


Chocolate Malt Cake Doughnuts with White Chocolate Drizzle

My old-fashioned doughnuts feature chocolate and malt powder. The two-toned drizzle adds a finishing touch worthy of the holidays.


Old-Fashioned Doughnuts

2 reviews

These finger-licking good delicacies are so light and luscious, my family has always referred to them as "Angel Food Doughnuts!"...


Spiced Doughnut Drops

These goodies are fit treats for any age, as Glendale Heights, Illinois resident Ruth Calcagno well knows. "Our children loved...

Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Doughnuts

4 reviews

My relatives have been making these tasty doughnuts for years. The potatoes keep them moist, and the glaze provides just...


Delicious Potato Doughnuts

3 reviews

I first tried these tasty treats at my sister's house and thought they were the best I'd ever had. They're...


Feather-Light Doughnuts

3 reviews

When I was growing up, our farm family always had an abundance of mashed potatoes at the supper table. We...


Snowflake Doughnuts

3 reviews

My family never cared for doughnuts much until they tried these. Their light-as-a-feather texture and golden brown color are so...


Drop Doughnuts

15 reviews

For 30 years, I've been using leftover mashed potatoes to make these light and fluffy doughnuts. The recipe was originally...


Pumpkin Doughnut Drops

2 reviews

I always have a few special treats handy when the grandchildren visit. These cake doughnuts are one of their favorite...


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New Orleans Beignets

15 reviews

These sweet, square and holeless French doughnuts are known as beignets. New Orleans’ traditional breakfast always includes a few of...


Sweet Potato-Cranberry Doughnuts

2 reviews

I grew up near Idaho, which is famous for spudnuts, a doughnut made from mashed potatoes. I reworked a recipe...

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Christmas Doughnuts

2 reviews

Making these doughnuts has long been a custom in my French Canadian family. I remember helping with these tender treats...


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Apple Cider Doughnuts

29 reviews

Apple donuts remind me of family trips to South Dakota. We’d stop at Wall Drug for a dozen or so...


Banana Beignet Bites

24 reviews

When I was a little girl, my grandmother took me aside one day and taught me how to make her...


Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts

2 reviews

Guests will have a touch of nostalgia when they bite into one of these old-fashioned doughnuts. Accents of nutmeg and...


Brunch Beignets

2 reviews

Enjoy breakfast the New Orleans way with these warm, crispy bites. Topped with powdered sugar, they are a delight! —Lois...


Pumpkin-Cranberry Cake Doughnuts

2 reviews

Pumpkin and cranberry really say holiday in these moist, spiced-filled doughnuts. They are so good—try not to eat them all...