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baked pumpkin donut bites covered in cinnamon sugar on white plate, marble background

Baked Pumpkin Donut Bites

NicholeL
Baked Pumpkin Donut Bites are coated in cinnamon sugar and the perfect breakfast or snack for fall.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Donuts
Cuisine American
Servings 32 donut holes
Calories 106 kcal

Equipment

  • mini muffin pan

Ingredients
  

for the donut bites

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste

for the coating

  • 1 stick unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Directions
 

For the donut bites

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a mini muffin pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, egg, milk, melted butter and vanilla.
  • Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture and stir until no lumps of flour remain.
  • Scoop batter into the prepared mini muffin pan, filling each at least ¾ of the way full.
  • Bake for 12-13 minutes. Remove pumpkin donut bites and transfer to a wire rack placed on top of a baking sheet.

for the coating

  • Melt the butter in a small bowl.
  • Whisk the cinnamon sugar in a small bowl.
  • Once the donut bites are cool enough to handle, dip into the melted butter, then toss in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Return to the wire rack. Repeat with remaining donut bites.

Notes

Vegan Option: replace egg 1 tbsp ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tbsp water and replace milk with your choice of non-dairy milk 
Pumpkin Pie Spice: replace the cinnamon and nutmeg with 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice instead. 
Vanilla Bean Paste: replace with 1 tsp vanilla extract 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1donut biteCalories: 106kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 68mgPotassium: 34mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1339IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

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