Doughnut Apple Recipe

Duration: 45mins to 1.5 hours

  • Prep everything with children

  • Adults will need to help handling the knife and cutting out the core

  • Verbally teach children and encourage children to do it by themselves. Patience is the key!


3 small bowls

3 spoons

1 knife

1 small circle cutter - big enough to cut out the core

Large bowl with water and lots of salt

Kitchen tissue



12 oz. cream cheese, softened, cut into thirds / plain yogurt

2 tsp. honey, divided

1/2 c. melted chocolate

A bar of chocolate

3 large Fuji apples

6 strawberries


Source: Delish


  1. Cut approximately 3/4 inches thick off the top and bottom of the apples. Keep the rest of the apples to eat!

  2. Use the circle cutter and 2 hands to cut out the core of the apple slices

  3. Put the apples into the large bowl of water and salt. Keep it in the fridge until use

  4. Divide the cream cheese/yogurt between the 3 bowls

  5. Mix in honey in one bowl

  6. Mix in melted chocolate in the 2nd bowl

  7. Remove the stem off strawberries. Cut into small pieces

  8. Get the apple out of the fridge and drain out the water

  9. Pat the apples dry with kitchen tissue

  10. Spread on the honey mixture with a spoon covering the flat side of two apples.

  11. Use the spoon to drizzle the honey over them

  12. Spread on the chocolate mixture with a spoon covering the flat side of two apples

  13. Grate on some chocolate shavings using the grater. 

  14. Spread on the remaining cream cheese/sour cream on the remaining apples.

  15. Add the chopped strawberries on top of the cream cheese/sour cream

  16. Place the finished donut apples in the fridge to chill, or eat them right away!