25 National Donut Day Treats

Another day, another "national holiday" to get our mouths watering. Today especially because donuts are kryptonite. You can't say no to them. In fact, there's not one but TWO days of the year dedicated to celebrating these little bites of heaven. Ok, now that that's out of the way, here are some recipes (some healthy, some not) you need in your life — I may or may not be making all of them today:

1. Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

via papernstick

If you're going to indulge might as well go big, right? 

2. Healthy Fluffy Chocolate Donuts

via mouthwateringfoods

Healthy chocolate donuts. Need I say more?

3. Baked Samoa Donuts

via topwithconnamon

Samoas (or caramel delights depending on where you're located) are the best Girl Scout cookies don't even try to argue with me on that one. 

4. Gourdough's (ATX) Copycat Heavenly Hash

via somethingswanky

If you ever find yourself in Austin, TX make sure you hit up Gourdough's. You won't regret it.

5. Strawberry Glaze Donuts

via maryquitecontrarybakes

When you're craving something a lil fruity these will do the trick.

6. Buttermilk Pumpkin Glaze with Brown-Butter Maple Glaze

via thecafesucrefarine

Pumpkin-anything is a must during this time of the year.

7. Vanilla Cream-Filled Donuts

via browneyedbaker


8. Rosemary & Lavender Baked Donuts with White Chocolate Glaze

via gourmantine

A different take on the traditional donut, this recipe is the perfect blend of savory and sweet.

9. Lemon Poppyseed Donuts

via thenovicechef

Lemon and poppyseed are a match made in donut heaven.

10. Apple Cider Donuts

via kailleyskitchen

If you're a fan of Fall treats (who isn't?) you might want to hop on over here.

11. Old-Fashioned Donuts

via handletheheat

Every time I go to Starbucks I end up impulsively buying one of the old-fashioned donuts without fail. They are just too good.

12. Peanut Butter Cream-Filled Donuts

via howsweettreats

Did someone say peanut butter?

13. Donuts with Burnt Caramel and Sea Salt

via whiteonricecouple

You can never go wrong with caramel and sea salt.

14. Coffee Cake Donut

via chefintraining

This with a nice toasty cup of coffee equals one perfect morning.

15. Blueberry Lemon Donuts

via makingthymeforhealth

Here's another healthy recipe. Lemon and blueberry are the perfect combo.

16. Chai Spice Donuts

via feastwithme

Chai Spice Lattes are another obsession of mine. So obviously these had to make the list. 

17. Fluffer Nutter Donuts

via bunsinmyoven

If you've never had a PB&F (Peanut Butter & Fluff) Sandwich you're missing out!  

18. Healthy Coconut Flour Donuts

via tastykitchen

Coconut flour can be a little temperamental, but once you get the consistency right it's so worth it!

19. Baked Nutmeg Donut with Blueberry Icing

via thevintagemixer

Another healthy take on the donut, but still just as delicious.

20. Vegan Orange Poppyseed Donuts

via mydarlingvegan

Yes I already had a poppyseed recipe on the list — but this is orange not lemon, so it's completely different as far as I'm concerned.

21. Baked Coconut Donuts

via tasteandtell

If you follow us on one of our two Instagrams (here and here), you already know we're obsessed with coconut. So this is really no surprise.

22.  Baked Red Velvet Donuts

via homemadehooplah

You can't have a donut list without adding a red velvet variety.

23. Vegan Pumpkin Carob Protein Donuts

via sensualappeal

If eating a donut can help keep my macros on point sign me up!

24. Blueberry Cake Donut

via kirbiecravings

Fact: I've never had a bad blueberry cake donut in my entire 23 years of existence. 

25. Boston Cream Donut

via seriouseats

Everything tastes better from made from scratch. So I can only imaging how divine these would be. 

Ta da! Now get to celebrating! ;)

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