Time Required :
About 30 minutes
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apple donuts

Start your morning off right with these adorable Apple a Day Donuts. These vanilla donuts are decorated to look like bright, cheery apples. Use red nonpareils and jimmies to add texture to your treats, then top them off with fondant leaves and a pretzel stem for a perfect treat!
Step 1

Prepare donut batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool.

Step 2 
Combine 2 cups confectioners’ sugar with 4 tablespoons milk. Mix until combined. Using Red-Red icing color, tint glaze red.

Step 3 In separate bowls, separate red jimmies and red nonpareils from 6 cells.

Step 4 Carefully break pretzels into 1¼" sticks. Insert one pretzel into top of each donut.

Step 5 Dip tops of donuts in red glaze, tapping slightly to smooth. Transfer to cooling grid. Immediately top with red nonpareils and red jimmies. Reserve remaining glaze for later.

Step 6 Roll 3/8" ball of green fondant into cone shape. Flatten with finger, forming leaf shape. Using a food-safe knife, form indent in leaf. Repeat, forming 12 leaves (one per donut).

Step 7 Using a food-safe knife, cut small slit in donut, near pretzel stem. Dip bottom of the leaf into remaining red glaze, then insert into slit.

NOTE: Makes 12 donuts.

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