Easy Donut Hole Mummies

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A quick and easy treat that kids of all ages are going to love. Donut Hole Mummies start with store-bought donut holes that you dip in white chocolate and decorate. No special skills are necessary. Perfect for any skill level. 

Donut hole mummy being held with more on a black cake plate in the background.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #HalloweenTreatsWeek. All opinions are my own.

Don’t be scared to make this confection! There might not be an easier Halloween treat to make. You may be surprised to know it only takes 3 ingredients to make these mummies.

There is no cooking involved, just melting chocolate. Use your favorite white chocolate chips.

In my experience, Ghirardelli or Nestle melts the best. You could use candy melts but white chocolate has a better much taste. Trust me on this one if you’ve never used candy melts.

Donut Hole Mummies on a black platter.

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When placing the mini chocolate chips, you must work a little quickly so the white chocolate doesn’t firm up.

I dipped the donut hole, placed them on the cooling rack, drizzled more white chocolate to look like bandages, and put the chocolate chip eyes on last. 

If you’re having trouble getting the eyes just where you want them to be, use a pair of tweezers for placement. They work well with mini-chips. 

Mummy donut holes on a black cake plate.

A word to the wise, as my Mom would say. When I went to my market to buy the donut holes I really wanted just plain cake ones. A glazed variety was my second choice. They had neither.

So I opted for chocolate covered. While they were delicious, who doesn’t love a double dose of chocolate, they weren’t ideal. 

The chocolate on the donut holes began to melt a bit because the white chocolate was warm. I didn’t want it to cool too much because then it would have been more difficult to coat them. 

My solution was to let the white chocolate cool a bit more and just stir in the chocolate that melted from the donut hole. After all, the bandages on mummies can look dirty. 

Just for the record, thought, plain cake donut holes will be the easiest to work with for this recipe. I think if you were to use glazed, the glaze might flake off.

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Donut Hole Mummies

Scare up some smiles with these Donut Hole Mummies.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Active Time20 minutes
Total Time2 hours 25 minutes
Course: Desserts and Sweets
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 dozen


  • 1 dozen donut holes
  • 1 12-ounce bag white chocolate chips, melted
  • 24 mini chocolate chips


  • You should melt the white chocolate chips according to the instructions on the package.
  • Set a wire cooling rack over a piece of waxed paper or parchment.
  • Using 2 forks dip the donut holes in the white chocolate. Allow excess to drip off before gently placing it on the cooling rack. Once on the cooling rack, dip one fork in the white chocolate and drip over the donut hole to mimic bandages.
  • Gently place 2 mini chocolate chips for eyes.
  • Allow donut hole mummies to set, at room temperature. About 2 – 3 hours, depending on the temperature of your house.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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