Pumpkin Spice Donuts with Cookie Butter Glaze: A Delightful Fall Treat

Celebrate the cozy flavors of autumn with these Pumpkin Spice Donuts, topped with a decadent cookie butter glaze. This recipe brings together the warm spices of pumpkin pie with the sweetness of cookie butter, creating a perfect seasonal treat. The donuts are baked, offering a lighter alternative to traditional fried donuts, and are infused with pumpkin puree and spices for a moist and flavorful experience. After baking, they’re dipped in smooth, melted cookie butter and garnished with crushed cookies, adding a delightful crunch. Whether enjoyed as a special breakfast, a snack with your afternoon tea, or as a dessert, these pumpkin spice donuts are sure to bring a touch of fall magic to your day.


For the Donuts:

  • ½ cup vegetable oil (100 g)
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 ½ cups sugar (300 g)
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (240 g)
  • 1 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (240 g)

For the Glaze:

  • 1 cup cookie butter


  1. Preparation: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease two standard donut pans.
  2. Wet Ingredients: In a large bowl, mix oil, eggs, sugar, and pumpkin puree until smooth.
  3. Dry Ingredients: Sift together flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and salt. Mix well.
  4. Combining: Gently stir the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture until just incorporated.
  5. Baking: Fill each donut pan cavity ¾ full (about ¼ cup of batter). Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cooling: Allow to cool in the pans for 5-10 minutes before removing.
  7. Glazing: Warm the cookie butter until smooth and liquid. Dip the top of each donut into the cookie butter, then place on a cooling rack.
  8. Garnishing: Optionally, sprinkle with crushed cookies for added texture and flavor.

Recipe Notes:

  • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature for the best results.
  • Avoid overmixing the batter.
  • Store at room temperature for up to three days, or freeze for up to four weeks, wrapped tightly.

Enjoy these Pumpkin Spice Donuts with Cookie Butter Glaze as a delightful way to embrace the autumn season. They’re perfect for sharing with family and friends, and are sure to become a new fall favorite. Visit our site for more seasonal baking ideas and recipes!

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