Bite into Fall with Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Mini Baked Pumpkin Pie Spiced Donuts with Vanilla Glaze

(Family Features) Autumn is here and along with those cool, crisp mornings comes a craving for something warm and delicious. Enter the Mini Pumpkin Pie Spiced Donut, a sweet morning treat baked with the quintessential flavor of fall.

“You won’t believe how easy it is to make these donuts at home,” said Mary Beth Harrington of the McCormick Kitchens. “They’re perfect to mix together with your kids – no trip to the bakery required.”

For the final touch, dip the donuts in a fall-inspired glaze. Flavors like vanilla, mocha or maple complement the pumpkin spice in the donut – the ultimate autumn indulgence.

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Mini Baked Pumpkin Pie Spiced Donuts with Vanilla Glaze


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Pumpkin Pie Spice
Vanilla Glaze:
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 11/2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
Maple Glaze:
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Imitation Maple Flavor
Mocha Glaze:
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Pure Coffee Extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. For donuts, spray mini donut pan with no-stick cooking spray. (If you do not have mini donut pan, use mini cupcake pan to make donut holes. You may also use an electric donut maker. Prepare as directed.) Set aside. Mix all ingredients in medium bowl until well blended. Spoon batter into prepared pan, using 1 tablespoon batter for each donut.
  2. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  3. Meanwhile, for glaze, mix all ingredients in large bowl until smooth. Remove donuts from pan. Immediately coat in glaze. Place donuts on wire rack set over baking sheet or waxed paper to cool.



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