Yield: 24 donut holes

Jelly Filled Donut Holes

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Homemade Jelly Filled Donut Holes are easier to make than you think. Better than Dunkin' Munchkins, these cute donut bites are rolled in a sugar topping and bursting with sweetness!


For the donut holes:

  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup whole milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

For the filling and topping:

  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup strawberry jelly (or any flavor)


  1. Beat sugar with butter until well blended. Add egg. Add milk, flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Beat until combined (about 1-2 minutes).
  2. Spray mini muffin pan with non-stick baking spray. Drop dough by tablespoon into each muffin cup. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 13-15 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven. Cool 5 minutes. Tip each donut hole on it's side.
  4. Fill pastry bag with jelly. Press tip into side of donut, apply enough pressure and fill donut hole until you see it expand. Remove tip and repeat for remaining donuts. Allow to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, dip each donut hole into melted butter. Put sugar in a bowl, and roll each donut hole gently in the sugar until it's coated completely. Store in airtight container and enjoy within 3 days.


  • How to fill jelly donuts. Place donut holes on their sides. Press the tip of the filled pastry bag gently into the side of the donut. Fill until you see the donut hole expand.
  • Storing. Keep donuts in an airtight container at room temperature and enjoy within 3 days. The fresher the better!
  • Prevent sticking. Spray the mini muffin tin with non stick baking spray before adding the batter so the donut holes slide out easily

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 donut

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 93Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 51mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 0gSugar: 10gProtein: 1g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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