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by NYMetroParents Staff September 23, 2013

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Add a pinch of pumpkin pie spice to this basic donut recipe to make a fall-flavored treat. For some extra sweetness, top the mini donuts with maple, vanilla, or mocha glaze.

Autumn is here and along with those cool, crisp mornings comes a craving for something warm and delicious. Enter the mini pumpkin pie-spiced donut, a sweet morning treat baked with the quintessential flavor of fall.

For the final touch, dip the donuts in a fall-inspired glaze. Flavors like vanilla, mocha, or maple complement the pumpkin spice in the donut and make for the ultimate autumn indulgence.




  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Pumpkin Pie Spice

Vanilla Glaze:

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 11/2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract

Maple Glaze:

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Imitation Maple Flavor

Mocha Glaze:

  • 8 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Pure Coffee Extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Spray mini donut pan with no-stick cooking spray. (If you do not have mini donut pan, use a mini cupcake pan to make donut holes. You may also use an electric donut maker. Prepare as directed.) Set aside.
  3. Mix all ingredients in medium bowl until well blended. Spoon batter into prepared pan, using 1 tablespoon batter for each donut.
  4. Bake 10-12 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Meanwhile, for glaze, mix all ingredients in large bowl until smooth. Remove donuts from pan. Immediately coat in glaze. Place donuts on wire rack set over baking sheet or waxed paper to cool.

Serves: 15

For more recipe ideas to try this fall, visit mccormick.com, facebook.com/mccormickspice, or pinterest.com/mccormickspices.


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