One of my favorite parts about the holiday season is the endless recipe testing. But I'm ready to bring a different dessert to the table! Goodbye traditional sugar cookies, hasta la vista fruit cake, and soooo long to that Jello-thingy that has the floating questionable food inside of it! This year I'm bringing my good ol' buddy donuts to the holiday table. And not just any kind of donut—I'm talking gingerbread peppermint donuts, baby! 

Gingerbread Peppermint Donuts

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:12 mins
  • Total Time:22 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 1 box gingerbread donut mix
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup chocolate frosting
  • 1/2 cup peppermint sprinkles
pastry, cake, candy, sweet, sprinkles, chocolate, doughnut
Rachel Gramuglia
  • Step 1

    Add the melted butter, eggs, and milk to your donut mix. Mix until nice and smooootthhh

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  • Step 2

    Spray 2 donut pans with Pam and using a zip-lock bag as your piping bag, fill each mold 3/4 of the way up. Bake for 12 minutes at 375.

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  • Step 3

    Allow the lil donuts to cool for 20 minutes before dipping them in chocolate frosting.

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  • Step 4

    Garnish with peppermint sprinkles.

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