S’more Donut Recipe

Time for another S’more recipe!  I seriously had the hardest time NARROWING down the recipes I wanted to create and share for S”more week!  I”ll eventually try them all but for now I wanted to share a recipe that is two loves in one, S’mores and donuts in one, Mmmm

Easy to make S'more donut recipe.  Homemade donuts filled with chocolate and marshmallows topped with a graham cracker crumble
Start out by using this homemade donut dough recipe.


When it says to roll the dough out to 1/2 an inch roll it out to 1/4 of an inch instead.  And rather than using a donut cutter use a round cookie cutter or a glass.  I went with 3 1/2 inch circles.

Next brush milk over half of the circles.

Then add marshmallows and chocolate (I used MINI marshmallows and mini chocolate chips, but you could add chocolate bars and half a large marshmallow if you want too).

Then place the other half of the circles on top, press down and pinching the edges around the circle. This will spread out the circles a bit.


Then take the same cutter or glass and recut the donut, this will totally seal the edges so you won’t have to worry about the insides coming out when your frying the donuts!

Now go back to the instructions, let them proof and then fry them.

Now your ready for the glaze, pour it into a wide bowl.  Press the donut into the glaze, twist, then life and let it drip off.

Vanilla Glaze

Vanilla Glaze


  • 1 1/2 C powdered Sugar
  • 2-4 Tbsp Milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla


  1. Mix the powdered sugar, 2 Tbsp milk and the vanilla. Stir with a whisk or fork until smooth, add more milk if the the glaze is too thick 1/2 Tbs at a time.
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Now time for the graham crumble!  Make sure you sprinkle it on while the glaze is warm!

Graham Cracker Crumble topping

Graham Cracker Crumble topping


  • 4 graham crackers crushed
  • 1 Tbs sugar
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter


  1. Mix the graham cracker crumbs and sugar.
  2. Add the melted butter
  3. Mix!
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That’s everything! Mmmmm  I think I’ll add even more marshmallows next time, I was a little hesitant to overfill the first time, but lets face it, you can’t go wrong with more marshmallows!


And there you have it!  Don’t forget to check out Monday’s Peanut Butter Cookie S’more Sandwiches! And all the S’more recipe link’s from all the other amazing bloggers!

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