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

Sufganiyot

2 reviews

Sufganiyot are believed to have first come from Spain, adapted from a similar treat, the sopaipilla. Others say the sopaipilla...


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...


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

6 reviews

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

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Jolly Jelly Doughnuts

3 reviews

Just looking at these plump jelly-filled doughnuts will make your mouth water. There's nothing like them. —Lee Bremson, Kansas City,...


Long Johns

4 reviews

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

Butternut Squash Doughnuts

2 reviews

My mother and I used to make several batches of these cake doughnuts at a time. They're not only different,...


Apple Cider Doughnut Holes

3 reviews

Their light, tender texture and apple cider flavor make these small bites a big hit! My mom made them every...


Spiced Doughnut Drops

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


Doughnut Snowman

4 reviews

No need to bundle up to build this snowman—you construct it in the kitchen out of doughnut and candy! The...

Spiced Cake Doughnuts

5 reviews

As part of our family’s Halloween tradition, I make these delicious frosted doughnuts to serve with warm, spiced cider. Grated...


Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Doughnuts

6 reviews

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


Drop Doughnuts

19 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

4 reviews

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


Spiced Pumpkin Doughnut Bites

1 review

You can try different flavors and coating colors in this recipe to suit any occasion. For Halloween at my house,...

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...


Jelly Doughnuts

6 reviews

There's no need to run to the bakery for delicious jelly doughnuts! These sweet treats are lighter than air. I've...