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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No-Fry Doughnuts

5 reviews

Meet the Cook: We have four boys - 13, 7, 6 and 5 - and these doughnuts never last long at our house. I like making them because I don't have to clean up a greasy mess.
-Susie Baldwin, Columbia, Tennessee

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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...


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...


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,...


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...

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 Cake Doughnuts

3 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

4 reviews

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


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...


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...


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...


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!"...


Maple-Glazed Long Johns

2 reviews

“This is a very old recipe from my aunt that I revamped to use my bread machine,” writes Peggy Burdick...

Mini Nutella Doughnuts

1 review

You can make these bites in advance and refrigerate them before frying. Just be sure to bring the dough 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...


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...


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...


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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...


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...


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...


Brunch Beignets

2 reviews

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

Old-Time Cake Doughnuts

16 reviews

This tender cake doughnut is a little piece of heaven at breakfast. For a variation, add 1 tablespoon dark rum...


Sunny Morning Doughnuts

13 reviews

I love, love, love doughnuts but buying them can get expensive. This recipe is economical and so delicious. It beats...


First-Prize Doughnuts

10 reviews

"One year I entered 18 different baked goods in the county fair and all of them won a ribbon. Here...


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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...


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...