17 Doughnut Recipes That Should Probably Be Illegal

Doughin’ up to the spirit in the sky.

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1. This doughnut that buried itself inside ANOTHER doughnut to make a doughnut turducken:

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The people at CHOW went and put an apple fritter inside a custard-filled doughnut, glazed it with chocolate, and covered it in sprinkles. We’re not saying you should do it too, but we’re not NOT saying it.

2. These doughnuts that refused to let graham crackers freeze them out of their dream job as a s’mores platform:

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Get the recipe: S’more Doughnut Sandwiches With Homemade Beer Marshmallows

3. This doughnut that wasn’t going to let anything stand between it and cheese:

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Get the recipe: Doughnut Grilled Cheese Sandwich

4. The brave glazed doughnuts that gave their lives to make this bread pudding:

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Recipe: Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

5. These doughnuts that ascended to a higher plane of milkshake existence:

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Recipe: Coffee and Doughnuts Milkshake

6. The doughnut that committed itself fully to this breakfast sandwich:

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Go ahead, make Paula proud. Get the recipe.

7. This doughnut that dreamed of becoming French toast, and made its dream a reality:

Get the recipe: Glazed Doughnut French Toast

8. These doughnut holes that banded together to achieve their goals:

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Get the recipe: Munchkin Bread Pudding

9. These doughnuts that knew all along they could be waffles, if they just believed:

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Get the recipe: Krispy Kreme Waffles

10. The doughnuts that became one with ice cream, booze, and strawberry jam to make this shake:

Get the recipe: Drunken Jelly Doughnut Milkshake

11. These doughnuts that chose not the path of least resistance, but the path to greatest glory:

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Get the recipe: Doughnut Monte Cristo Sliders

12. This doughnut that started from the bottom with a chicken patty, a slice of American cheese, and dream:

This briliance comes from the aptly named Fat Sandwich Company in Champaign, Illinois. Get more intel here.

13. These doughnuts that refused to believe they couldn’t be tiramisu:

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Get the recipe: Donutmisu

14. These doughnuts that knew, ever since they were little, that a trifle was the place for them:

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Recipe: Lemon Berry Doughnut Trifles

15. These doughnuts that were always jealous of how much fun nachos were having…until now:

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Get the recipe: Doughnut Dessert Nachos

16. This doughnut that isn’t afraid to get sloppy, when the occasion calls for it:

Get the recipe: Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe

17. This doughnut that realized it could accomplish more by working with ice cream than it could by competing with it:

This sando is made with a fresh, beautiful red velvet doughnut from Peter Pan in Brooklyn. Go there and you can design your own combo.

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