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...


Sufganiyot

1 review

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


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...

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...

Portland Cream Doughnuts

1 review

If you don't live near Portland Oregon, you can create your own version of the city's famous doughnut at home....


Buttermilk Doughnuts

4 reviews

It doesn't take long for a platter of these doughnuts to vanish. Our grandkids go for them in a big...


Long Johns

4 reviews

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


Idaho Spudnuts

6 reviews

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

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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,...


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...


Coffee & Cream Doughnuts

3 reviews

Craving something sweet? You can make these decadent doughnuts in no time! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


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...


Cinnamon Doughnut Twists

2 reviews

These melt-in-the-mouth, glazed goodies were adapted from a South African recipe. I make them at Christmastime, and they never last...

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...


Lemon-Poppy Seed Doughnut Holes

The tender texture and light lemon flavor of these irresistible gems make them a hit at breakfasts and brunches—or even...


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...


Spiced Doughnut Drops

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


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...


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...


Classic Long Johns

5 reviews

I came across the recipe for these wonderful raised doughnuts many years ago. I remember Mom making some similar to...


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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Portuguese Doughnuts

1 review

Fresh warm doughnuts—felozes (fell-o-ses)—are a tradition in my Portuguese heritage, especially during the Easter season. Some people like to roll...


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Springtime Beignets & Berries

1 review

I've always loved beignets, but never thought I could make them myself. Turns out they're easy! Sometimes I'll even make...


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,...


Doughnuts with Cranberry-Orange Glaze

2 reviews

A sweet cranberry-orange glaze is the perfect topping for these fluffy doughnuts. Friends and family request a batch of these...


Christmas Doughnuts

2 reviews

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


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.