Halloween candy coated monster eye donuts

Candy Coated Monster Eye Donuts

There's no trick to making monster eye donuts. Delight your guests with a yummy treat that's so fun to make with the kids. 
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword monster eye donuts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Decoratin 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 224kcal
Author Jennifer Quisenberry



Doughnut Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Vanilla Doughnut Icing Ingredients

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp clear corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp clear vanilla extract
  • red and black gel food coloring
  • 2 disposable piping bags

Decorating Ingredients

  • 1 bag orange candy melts
  • 1 bag neon green candy melts


To Make Doughnuts

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degree's and spray a doughnut baking pan with Pam baking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together egg, milk, butter, and vanilla extract.
  • Combine the wet ingredients in with the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Spoon batter into doughnut pan and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 6 minutes before removing and placing the doughnuts onto a wire rack.
  • Repeat steps until all batter is used.

Icing Directions

  • Using a standing mixer, combine the powdered sugar, corn syrup, milk and vanilla extract and mix on medium to high speed until smooth and thick.
  • Scoop about 1/4 C of the icing into 2 bowls.
  • Add a few drops of red to one bowl.
  • Add a few drops of black to the second bowl.
  • Scoop the two icings into their own piping bag.

Decorating Directions

  • Dip the doughnuts into the white icing and place onto a wire rack that way excess icing can drip onto the cookie sheet below.
    Dip the doughnuts into the white icing
  • Place a candy melt onto the center of each doughnut.
    Place your orange candy melt into the center of the vanilla candy coated donut
  • Allow doughnuts to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Using the red piping bag and pipe the veins onto the doughnuts.
    Using the red piping bag and pipe the veins onto the doughnuts
  • Using the black piping bag, pipe a pupil onto the center of the candy melt.
  • Allow doughnuts to continue to dry for another 30 minutes before enjoying!


Please note that nutrition facts are subject to change based on your choice of ingredients.