Pumpkin-Caramel Doughnut Holes

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Mar. 05, 2013

These delicious and fun-to-eat doughnut holes are easy-to-make, and they're baked...not fried!


White whole wheat flour
Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , softened
Brown sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , packed
Egg 1 , beaten
Pumpkin 15 Ounce (((canned)))
Milk 10 Tablespoon , divided (((8 tablespoon for doughnut and 2 tablespoon for topping)))
Sour cream 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Optional)
For topping
Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Caramel ice cream topping 2 Tablespoon



1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

2. In a bowl, place together wheat flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt, mix well and set aside.


3. In another large bowl, place together butter and brown sugar, and beat well until fluffy using a electric beater.

4. Add in egg, pumpkin, milk and sour cream, and beat well.

5. Slowly add the egg mixture into the flour mixture and mix until well combined.

6. Add in the chocolate chips if desired, and mix well.

7. In a lightly greased mini muffin tin, put about 1 tablespoon of batter into each muffin cup.

8. Bake in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.


9. Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for 2 to 3 minutes.

10. Remove the muffins from pan and allow to cool completely.

11. In a bowl mix all the ingredients for topping and mix well.

12. Dip doughnut holes in the topping before serving.


13. Serve as desired.


You can omit chocolate chips if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 277Calories from Fat 127

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 309 mg12.88%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet