Easy Mummy Donuts are the perfect cute Halloween Donuts that are crazy easy to make. Perfect for Halloween breakfast surprises.
Woohoo! Day 2 of Mummy Week is here! Yesterday we shared Mummy Hot Dogs so today we are diving into easy Mummy Doughnuts made with pre-made donuts.
I started working on making mummy everything this past weekend and my husband challenged me to see how many things I could turn into Mummies...
He should know by now that I am all in when it comes to a challenge. So this week is now Mummy Week as we count down the days to Halloween.
Don't worry I am also working on more savory mummy recipes. I am going to see if I can make mummy pizzas, mummy brie, mummy quesadilla, and maybe mummy meatballs.
When I say that I deep dove into all things mummy that is definitely what happened this weekend.
While I won't say that these are super spooky donuts they are pretty darn cute.
Maybe I should make some Ghost Donuts and pair them with these Halloween Mummy Donuts for a fun breakfast platter.
I love that these are a quick and easy treat during a busy holiday!
This is a quick overview of the simple ingredients that you'll need to make Halloween Mummy Donuts! Specific measurements and step-by-step instructions are included in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.
- Powdered Mini Donuts
- White Vanilla Candy Melts or white chocolate or almond bark
- Candy Eyes
Donuts - We used mini powdered sugar donuts that were pre-made. You can also use full size doughnuts or homemade baked donuts for this recipe.
We didn't make homemade donuts for this recipe so we could make them quickly. I just bought a new donut pan and can't wait to share epic homemade doughnuts soon.
Baking Sheets - We are huge fans of these baking sheets with sides. You don't have to worry; you will move the tray of mummy doughnuts and have them slide right off.
Drying rack/cooling rack
Parchment Paper - I love that I can use parchment paper to help make clean-up a breeze.
Cute serving platter - I served these on a black plate for an easy serving dish. These would be super cute on a Halloween breakfast board with Halloween-themed breakfast items.
How to make Mummy Donuts
I've included complete instructions in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post, but here's a quick version.
Step 1 - Spread powdered donuts on a drying rack over a baking sheet. You can also make these on parchment paper if you don't have a drying rack available.
The drying rack helps the excess candy melt to drip off the donuts.
Microwave the candy melts in 30 second increments until completely melted.
Step 2 - Use small dots of candy melt to attach the eyes.
Step 3 - Spread candy melt in random patterns over the top of the donuts. We found a spoon worked best but you can also use a fork or a piping bag with an icing tip.
Wave the spoon back and forth to get mummy lines spread across the doughnuts.
Step 4 - Allow time for the candy melt to set before enjoying these cute Mummy donuts. .
Preparation and Storage
Make Ahead – These can be made a day or so ahead of time and stored in an airtight container. Try not to make them too early. The donuts may get crunchy if they sit too long.
Storage – Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Freezing/How to freeze – Freezing may affect the texture of the donuts. They can be frozen by wrapping them individually in plastic wrap and storing in a freezer safe container.
Thaw at room temperature before serving.
Substitutions - These can be made with homemade donuts or any variety of store bought doughnuts.
Vegetarian Option - This recipe is vegetarian.
Vegan Option –Hostess Donettes are not vegan, they have dairy and egg in them. There are a few pre-made vegan donuts available on Amazon.
Gluten Free -Hostess Donettes are not Gluten-Free. There are multiple brands of gluten-free mini donuts available on Amazon that work great. We suggest looking at ingredients to make sure there are no allergy issues.
We try to highlight any food allergies but always suggest looking at the package directions/ingredients to confirm what is included.
Smaller Serving Size – This recipe can be adapted to make a smaller amount of mummy donuts. Use a smaller amount of candy coating.
Larger Group/More servings – This recipe can easily be doubled or more for larger serving sizes.
What to serve with Mummy Donuts
Snacks - Monster Munch, Candy corn and peanuts, Pretzel Bones, Salted Caramel Popcorn, Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats, Frankenstein Rice Krispie treats, Bloody Bandages, Candy Corn Bark, and of course a lot of Halloween Candy.
When to serve
- Halloween Breakfast/Brunch
- Halloween Parties
- School parties
- Sweet treat
- Trick or Treating
- Movie Night
- Fall picnics
- Office parties
- Kids After school snack
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- Arrange powdered sugar donuts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Melt almond bark/white chocolate melts in 30 second increments. Stir after every 30 seconds until completely melted.
- Add 2 drops of candy melt to the donut to attach the candy eyes
- Spread white chocolate back and forth across the donuts to create the mummy bandages. Allow to set before serving.