Fun and Easy Apple “Donuts”

Cooking with Kids

By LeeAnne, Creator, Raising Veggie Lovers July 13, 2021

All kids love donuts, right? Well, here’s a healthier version that you can feel good about, and that your kids will love! 

These apple “donuts” are such a fun and easy snack to make with your kids. They will no doubt love spreading the frosting on their apple rings and decorating them with colorful sprinkles.


  • Apples
  • Sprinkles
  • Nutella (for chocolate frosting)
  • Cream cheese and powdered sugar (for white frosting)

Step 1: Cut apples in 3/4” slices. Use an apple corer, cookie-cutter, or the bottom part of a pastry tip to remove the core and create a small circle in the middle of the slices.

Step 2: To make the white frosting, add room temperature cream cheese to a bowl. Mix in powdered sugar to taste. If you’re only using Nutella, skip this step.

Step 3: Spread the Nutella and/or white frosting on the apple rings.

Step 4: Decorate the donuts with sprinkles. Enjoy!

LeeAnne is the creator behind Raising Veggie Lovers, a resource for delicious recipes, fun crafts, and educational activities for kids. She is a stay-at-home mom of two young kids, and when she’s not busy with them, she enjoys trying new foods and traveling. 

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