Apple Cider Glazed Mini Donuts

Fall-Themed After-School Snacks In 15 Minutes Or Less

Fall will shortly be upon us! Leaves will soon be turning their rustic autumn shades, boots and scarves will soon make their reappearance in wardrobes, and pumpkin-spice everything is already popping up in stores and restaurants. In your own kitchen, you can welcome in the changing season with this fabulous fall recipe, courtesy of Tasty.

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Apple Cider Glazed Mini Donuts In 15 Minutes Or Less

Servings: 4


1 can of refrigerated biscuits
Vegetable oil
1 cup powdered sugar
¼ cup apple cider
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg


1. Take biscuits out of packaging. Use the wide end of a piping tip to punch out donut holes
in the biscuits.
2. Fill a pot with 3 inches of vegetable oil. Heat oil to 320ºF. Fry donut holes until golden
brown, approximately 2-3 minutes. Drain donuts on a cooling rack.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, apple cider, cinnamon, and nutmeg
until smooth.
4. Toss donuts in glaze. Sprinkle with a little extra cinnamon and serve.

Apple Pie Bites In 15 Minutes or Less

Apple Pie BitesServings: 24 bites



15 graham crackers
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 stick unsalted butter, melted


1 large green apple
1 large red apple
2 tablespoons brown sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Whipped cream (optional garnish)
Cinnamon (optional garnish)


1. Pulse the graham crackers in a food processor (or in a large food storage bag) to form a fine crumb. Add the cinnamon and melted butter and stir to combine.

2. Line a mini muffin tin with mini cupcake liners. Press a spoonful of the graham cracker mixture into each to form a crust, making sure to press on the bottom and up the sides. Transfer to the freezer.

3. Dice the apples into very small pieces, about ¼–½ inch. Toss with brown sugar, vanilla, lemon juice, and cinnamon.

4. Remove the crusts from the freezer. Fill each cup with a spoonful of apple filling.

5. Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

6. Enjoy!

No-Bake PB&J Bites In 15 Minutes Or Less

No Bake PB&J BitesServings: 10–12


1 cup peanut butter (nut-free alternative: sunflower butter)
⅓ cup strawberry jam or preserves
2 tablespoons honey
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon, optional
1½ cups freeze-dried strawberries, chopped
½ cup crushed peanuts (nut free alternative: sunflower seeds)
¾ cup oats


¾ cup freeze-dried strawberries
½ cup crushed peanuts (nut-free alternative: sunflower seeds)


1. In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, strawberry jam, honey, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon. Fold in the chopped freeze-dried strawberries, crushed peanuts, and oats.

2. Squeeze together a tablespoon-sized amount of the dough and hand-roll into a ball.

3. Garnish: place freeze-dried strawberries in a food processor and process until the strawberries become dust. Place in a bowl.

4. Roll the balls in the crushed peanuts. Dust the tops of the balls with the ground strawberry. Serve!

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  1. barb says,

    I want to try the donuts. I use crescent rolls, cut into triangles fry, dip in cinnamon sugar and they remind me of the fairs elephant eats. Family loves them. Your donuts will be yummy for fall.