The Story Behind Dunkin’ Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats

The Story Behind Dunkin’ Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats

Our world-famous Dunkin’ Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats have been a fan favorite for as long as we can remember. Today, we’re giving you an inside look at everyone’s favorite delectable donut treats. We sat down with our very own Manager of Donut Excellence here at Dunkin’, Rick Golden, to get the inside scoop on these bite-size delights. Read more below!

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Q: When were Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats introduced?

A: Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats made their debut on Dunkin’ menus in the early 1970s. I remember buying Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats for myself as a kid with money from my paper route! They were created as a way to make use of the excess dough cut out of the centers of our donuts and quickly became a fan favorite.

Q: How are Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats made?

A: After their innovative start, we developed cutters specifically for our Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats, now cut in an automated format.

Q: How many Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats equal one donut?

A: This is one of the most frequently asked questions we get about our Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats! Based on raw weight, approximately 5 cake Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats equate to one cake donut, and a little under 5 yeast Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats equate to one yeast donut.

Q: What is the most popular Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats flavor?

A: Jelly, glazed and chocolate tend to be the most popular, but let’s be honest – they’re all delicious! Chocolate coconut would be the one I reach for, personally, where available.

Q: Are there any especially unique Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats flavors out there?

A: It’s always fun when we create limited-time flavors in the Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats format. It gives our guests a great way to sample some of our new treats and innovative flavors. Some of my favorites have been red velvet, buttermilk, and confetti Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats.

Q: How many Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats does Dunkin’ sell in a year?

A: We’re currently tallying about 3.3 billion total donuts and Munchkins® Donut Hole Treats sold in a year!

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