Easy Apple Pie Doughnuts

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Soft, fluffy, Apple Pie Doughnuts taste just like the real thing. Together they are perfection! Everyone loves apple pie filled donuts with a cinnamon glaze. They are the ULTIMATE Fall treat! And so darn good with a cup of coffee.

Spiced to perfection and loaded with real apple pie filling, these donuts are incredible for breakfast, dessert or midnight snack.

Easy Apple Pie Doughnuts

Easy Apple Pie Doughnuts

Easy Apple Pie Doughnuts

Soft, fluffy, Apple Pie Doughnuts taste just like the real thing. Together they are perfection! Everyone loves apple pie filled donuts with a cinnamon glaze. They are the ULTIMATE Fall treat! And so darn good with a cup of coffee.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Inactive Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes

Ingredients

For the Doughnuts:

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm apple cider (110° to 115° F)
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted until browned
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk, at room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons whole milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 3 cups frying oil, (I used refined coconut oil, but you may use canola or vegetable oil)

For the Apple Pie Filling:

  • 5 large apples, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 3 and 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 and 1/2 tablespoons apple cider
  • 1/2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

For the Cinnamon Sugar Coating:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
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