Chip & Dale lovers, get ready for some fun! These acorn donuts with Nutella are the perfect sweet treat for fans of the mischievous chipmunk duo! They make a great weekend breakfast idea not only the fall season but all year long!
The weather is starting to cool down for the year and sweet Autumn treats tend to be on the mind already. These tasty and easy to make little acorns are sure to be a big hit among your littlest Disney fans.
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Anyone who loves Nutella or all things hazelnut definitely won’t be able to resist eating more than one of these delicious acorn treats. The sweet hazelnut flavor mixed with the salty crunch of the pretzels is a match made in heaven.
This recipe makes a total of 30 Nutella donuts and only takes about 15 minutes of your time so you can quickly whip these up for a get-together or keep them all to yourself. No one says you have to share!
How Kids Can Help Make Acorn Donut Holes
These adorable Disney-inspired donuts are a fun activity that the kids will love helping with. They can easily break the pretzel sticks in half, dunk the donut holes in the hazelnut spread, and dip them in the chocolate sprinkles. They can even insert the pretzel sticks!
How to Make Acorn Donuts with Nutella
Makes 30 donut acorns
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Nutella or other hazelnut spread
30 donut holes
Pretzel sticks, broken in half
Nutella Donut Directions
Take a donut hole, and using a spoon, smear Nutella across the top half of each donut. You can also put the spread in a small bowl and dunk it 1/3 of the way.
Dip and twist the covered donut hole in the chocolate sprinkles.
Make sure the Nutella is covered with the sprinkles! Let’s be real, no one will be happy with less is more when it comes to sprinkles. It’s a fact and, trust me, they will notice.
Take one of the broken pretzel sticks and stick in the center of the top of the donut where the Nutella and sprinkles are.
Set aside on parchment paper lined baking sheet and repeat with each donut hole.
Serve and enjoy!
Krispy Kreme’s Nutella filled doughnuts have nothing on Chip & Dale’s favorite breakfast! Make these cute little acorn donuts with Nutella as a back to school treat.
This hands-on family activity is the perfect excuse to enjoy some time talking about all the fun fall things coming up!
Printable Acorn Donuts with Nutella Recipe
Nutella Donut Acorns
- 1 cup Nutella
- ½ cup Chocolate sprinkles
- 30 donut holes
- 15 pretzel sticks break each one in half
- 1. Take a donut, and smear Nutella across the top half of each donut.
- 2. Dip and twist in the chocolate sprinkles. Make sure the Nutella is covered with the sprinkles.
- 3. Take one of your broken pretzel sticks, and stick in the center of the top of the donut where you have your Nutella and sprinkles.
- 4. Serve and enjoy!