These easy, no bake apple donuts are the perfect after school snack for kids, full of healthy and good-for-you ingredients.

No Bake Apple Donuts

  • Author: Fork & Beans
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 12 Apple Donuts 1x



  • 3 apples, cut into 1/2” thick slices
  • 2 c. water + juice of 1 lemon* (see notes)

Donut “Frosting”:

  • 1/2 c. peanut butter, creamy and natural (or sunflower seed butter for nut free option)
  • 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder

Toppings options:

  • rainbow sprinkles
  • chocolate sprinkles
  • cacao nibs
  • mini chocolate chips
  • granola
  • chopped nuts or seeds


  1. Cut small circles out in the middle of each apple slice.
  2. Soak the apple rings into the water and lemon juice mixture for 5-10 minutes. Pat dry completely.
  3. Mix together the peanut butter and cocoa powder until smooth and well combined. Slather over each slice.
  4. Add the toppings of choice.


*If you plan on serving these immediately you can skip this step.