- Poke sticks into doughnut holes. Prepare as directed for desired option. Place pops on a waxed paper lined baking sheet to dry or if you don't want pops to have a flat side, poke the ends of the lollipop sticks into Styrofoam or floral foam to suspend the pops until set.
From the Test Kitchen
In a medium bowl, place 1/4 cup softened butter and 1 cup powdered sugar. Stir together with a whisk. Stir in 2 teaspoons honey. Add enough milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until the frosting reaches a spreading consistency. Spread frosting over doughnut holes and top with candy flowers. Let stand until frosting is set. If desired, drizzle with additional honey.
Nutrition analysis per serving: 195 calories, 2 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 10 g total fat (5 g sat. fat0, 20 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 16 g total sugar, 2% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 193 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 4% iron
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place 1 cup sliced almonds in a shallow baking pan. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until almonds are toasted; set aside to cool completely. In a medium bowl, place 1/4 cup softened butter and 1 cup powdered sugar; stir together with a whisk. Stir in in 1 teaspoon milk and a few drops almond extract. Stir until smooth. Stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until frosting reaches spreading consistency. Spread doughnut holes with frosting and sprinkle with almonds. Let stand until set.
Nutrition analysis per serving: 240 calories, 3 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate, 14 g total fat (6 g sat. fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 17 g total sugar, 2% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 194 mg sodium, 3% calcium, 6% iron
Peanuts and Bacon
In a medium saucepan, heat 1/4 cup pure maple syrup and 1/4 cup butter until it just comes to a boil. Boil syrup 1 minute. Remove from heat and add 1 cup powdered sugar and stir to dissolve; set aside to cool slightly. If necessary, add milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until it reaches spreading consistency. Place 1 cup chopped peanuts and 4 slices crisp cooked and crumbled bacon in a shallow plate. Working one at a time, spread doughnut holes with glaze, then sprinkle with peanut and bacon mixture.
Nutrition analysis per serving: 288 calories, 6 g protein, 29 g carbohydrate, 17 g total fat (7 g sat. fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 19 g total sugar, 2% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 258 mg sodium, 3% calcium, 7% iron
In a food processor, place 3 chocolate sandwich cookies with white filling. Cover and pulse with several on/off turns until pulverized; set aside. In a medium microwave safe bowl, heat 8 ounces chopped white chocolate in the microwave on medium (50% power) for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring once. If not completely melted, repeat heating step, stirring every 30 seconds. Watch closely as scorching can occur. Spoon melted chocolate over doughnut holes. Sprinkle doughnut holes with pulverized cookies before chocolate sets up.
Nutrition analysis per serving: 214 calories, 2 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate, 12 g total fat (6 g sat. fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 17 g total sugar, 3% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 209 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 5% iron
Place 1/2 cup canned chocolate frosting in a small microwave safe bowl. Heat in microwave on high (100% power), for 10 to 20 seconds or until just softened. Spread doughnuts with frosting and sprinkle with 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped candy bars. Choose from miniature candy-coated milk chocolate pieces, chocolate covered peanut butter cups, chocolate-covered crisp peanut butter candy, chocolate-coated caramel-topped nougat bars, chocolate-coated caramel-topped bars with peanuts or chocolate-coated bars with almonds.
Nutrition analysis per serving: 199 calories, 2 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 11 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 14 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 202 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 5% iron
Nutrition Facts (Doughnut Pops)
- Per serving:
- 114 kcal ,
- 6 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat ,
- 10 mg chol. ,
- 159 mg sodium ,
- 12 g carb. ,
- 0 g fiber ,
- 4 g sugar ,
- 1 g pro.