If you’re looking for a festive and fun treat this Halloween, look no further than the Mickey Mouse donut! Disney fans will love this Mickey Mouse donut, which is a cute Halloween twist on the popular treat.
This delicious chocolate donut is shaped like everyone’s favorite mouse is a ghoulish green with spider webs. It’s the perfect treat for a Halloween party or to enjoy at home while watching your favorite not so scary Disney Halloween movies.
Main Street Bakery in the Magic Kingdom
If you’ve ever stepped onto Main Street USA in the Magic Kingdom, chances are you’ve inhaled the intoxicating smells that come from the Main Street Bakery.
The scents of fresh cookies, cakes, and pastries fill the air and it’s almost impossible to resist stopping in for a treat. The Main Street Bakery is home to some of the most iconic treats at Walt Disney World, including the Mickey Mouse doughnut.
The Mickey Mouse shaped snacks and treats are a classic at the Main Street Bakery. It just seems like Mickey food covered in Mickey sprinkles or Mickey shaped tastes better.
Now you can enjoy the Mickey shaped breakfast food at home in your own kitchen! It’s the perfect treat for celebrating Halloween with the family or for a fun and festive snack in October.
How to Make Cute Disney Mickey Donuts
This recipe for magic donuts is super simple and only requires a few ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry.
The best part about this recipe is that you can make it as spooky or as cute as you want! The Mickey Mouse donut is the perfect treat for any Halloween party, movie night, or to start the day with Mickey’s donuts. What’s more magical than Disney food?!
To make these adorable homemade Halloween donuts, you’ll need to gather these ingredients:
- Cocoa powder
- Baking powder
- Whole milk
- Pure vanilla extract
- Canola oil
- Green candy melts
- Coconut oil
- Oreo cookies
- Ghirardelli chocolate wafers
- Black decorating gel
Mickey Donut Tips
If this is your first time making homemade donuts you’ll be surprised how easy they are to make! Here are some quick tips to help make your Mickey donuts turn out perfect every time:
- Make sure to evenly coat the doughnuts in the candy melts. I
- Use a donut pan to make sure your pastries are the same size and shape. This will make them cook evenly.
- Do not overmix the batter! Mix until everything is just combined. Overmixing will make tough or chewy donuts.
- Let the doughnuts cool completely before frosting them.
- The icing needs time to set up and firm so the Mickey Mouse ears don’t fall off.
- If you’re using the microwave to warm up the candy melts, melt the candy melts in 30 second increments, stirring after each one until completely smooth.
Mickey Doughnut Variations
The Mickey Mouse doughnut is a classic, but there are so many fun variations that you can make. If you want to get really creative, try making these Halloween Mickey donuts with different color candy melts and Halloween sprinkles.
Not ready to make these Mickey donuts? Save the pin to your favorite Halloween Disney board on Pinterest so you can find it easily when you need it.
You could also try dipping the doughnuts in cinnamon and sugar. Make a different spooky look with drizzled colorful candy wafers in orange, black, and purple to make not so scary donut with sprinkles. The possibilities are endless when it comes to decorating these festive Halloween donuts!
No matter how you choose to decorate your Mickey Mouse donuts, they’re sure to be a hit with the whole family. These Halloween Mickey donuts are the perfect treat for any Disney fan!
- 1 cup flour
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- ⅓ cup sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ½ salt
- ½ cup whole milk
- 1 large egg
- ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
- ¼ cup canola oil
- 1 cup green candy melts
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 package (regular size) Oreo cookies
- 1 8oz bag of Ghirardelli chocolate wafers
- 1 small container of black decorating icing
- Preheat oven the to 350 degrees and spray the donut pan with baking spray.
- Whisk the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a small bowl.
- Add the milk, egg, vanilla, and oil in an additional mixing bowl, then beat until combined.
- Slowly begin adding the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
- Combine the ingredients, mixing by hand and making sure to not overmix.
- Fill a piping bag with the donut batter.
- Fill the donut wells with the batter.
- Smooth the top of the batter with a spatula until it is even.
- Bake for 12 minutes
- Remove from the oven to cool for 10 minutes.
- Once cooled, flip the donut pan over to release the baked donuts.
- Separate the Oreo cookies and scrape the cookie filling into a small bowl.
- Cut two slits in the top of the baked donut, making sure they are the size of the chocolate sandwich cookies and positioned as pictured.
- Melt the chocolate wafers in a small bowl, microwaving the candies in 30 second segments until melted, checking after each 30 second segment to avoid scorching the candy melts.
- Dip one 1/4 of each Oreo cookie into the melted chocolate.
- Set aside the remaining melted chocolate to use for the web.
- Stick the chocolate cover end of the Oreo cookie in the slit in the donut. Hold the cookie in place for a few seconds to make sure the cookie won’t fall out.
- Place each completed Mickey donut on a wire rack to allow the chocolate to cool and firm up.
- Add the green candy melts in a glass measuring cup
- Place them in a microwave for 30 second increments until completely melted.
- Pour the melted green candy wafers over the Mickey donut.
- Cover the whole donut with the melted green melts.
- Allow to dry.
- Reheat the Ghirardelli chocolate and scoop it into the piping bag.
- Start by piping out the detail of a spider web by creating a X
- Pipe a line through the middle of the X to create an asterisk shape.
- Pipe half circles (similar to a smile) in between each line to create the web
- Using the black icing, make a small dot on the donut.
- Add the head of the spider by making a smaller dot.
- Using the black icing draw 2 short straight lines, angled upwards on each side of the larger dot, then shot lines downward to make the spider legs.
- Allow the frosting to harden before enjoying!