The Story Behind Our Halloween-Inspired Spider Donut

The Story Behind Our Halloween-Inspired Spider Donut

Halloween is a big deal here at Dunkin’ – it’s one of our favorite times of the year. In honor of the spookiest season, we’re continuing to brew up spell-binding Halloween celebrations in our stores and drive-thrus.  And what’s a Dunkin’ celebration without delicious dressed up donuts? Just in time for Halloween, we’re bringing the creepy-crawly Spider Donut back to life and back to stores nationwide! In honor of this fan-favorite Halloween donut treat, we’re sharing the story behind the frightfully delightful Spider Donut.

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When we developed the Spider Donut in the Dunkin’ Test Kitchen, we wanted to incorporate classic Halloween colors and themes. Naturally, we were drawn to deep orange and chocolate colors for the ingredients. With that image in mind, we tried different flavor and color combinations to make the most boo-tiful (and tasty) designs.  Our culinary team had lots of fun coming up with the frighteningly festive Halloween Spider Donut.

These specialty Halloween donuts are frosted with orange icing and topped with a hair-raising eight-legged donut creature, made from a glazed chocolate MUNCHKINS® donut hole treat, chocolate drizzle spider legs, and white drizzle eyes.

Looking for more ways to get into the Halloween spirit at Dunkin’? Check out our new Peanut Butter Cup Macchiato and Halloween DIY Dunkin’ Donut Decorating Kits at select Dunkin’ locations!

Dunkin' Halloween 2021

All Halloween donuts will haunt participating Dunkin’ restaurants for a limited time. Be sure to stop in your local Dunkin’ this month and celebrate Halloween with us!

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