Black and Orange Doughnuts



Halloween is a bewitching time for savings. Skip the tricks and go straight to the treats with this homemade doughnut recipe from Betty Crocker. Bake your own sweets and earn $1.50 back on Bisquick baking mix.


  • 2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup crushed creme-filled chocolate sandwhich cookies
  • 4 ounces of semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons orange candy sprinkles
  • 1/3 cup coarsely crushed creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies


1. Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 2 (6-count) doughnut pans with cooking spray.

2. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, sugar, milk, vanilla and egg until blended. Stir in melted butter until blended. Stir in 2/3 cup crushed cookies. Spoon batter into resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut off ½-inch corner of bag. Squeeze bag to pipe batter into pans.

3. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Remove doughnuts from pan to cooling rack; cool 5 minutes.

4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate and whipping cream uncovered on High 45 seconds; stir with whisk until smooth. Dip tops of doughnuts in ganache; let excess drip off. Return to cooling rack. Decorate with candy sprinkles and coarsely crushed cookies. Let stand until set.


(image & recipe via Betty Crocker)

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