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cookie butter donuts

Cookie Butter Cake Donuts

  • Author: Joanie Simon
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 18 - 24 1x


A simple cake donut recipe punched up with the famous flavors of cookie butter for the ultimate Cookie Butter Cake Donuts.


  • cooking spray
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbs softened butter
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1.5 cups whole milk
  • 1 package speculoos cookies, crushed
  • cookie butter


  1. spray a cake donut pan with cooking spray and preheat oven to 350F
  2. combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and stir to combine
  3. combine egg, butter, almond extract and whisk, then adding in milk
  4. combine the wet ingredients into the dry
  5. spoon some of the batter into the bottom of your donut pan, only filling 1/4 of the way up
  6. then put your cookie butter into a ziplock bag and cut off the corner, then piping the cooking butter into the center of the batter in the pan
  7. cover up the cookie butter with additional batter, filling to 3/4 of the pan’s wells (do not overfill as you’ll lose the hole in the donut)
  8. bake at 350F for 15 minutes, or until golden and a toothpick comes out clean
  9. cool on a cooling rack then dredge with melted butter on the top and dip into crushed cookies so that they adhere
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American