Dunkin' Donuts is the world's leading baked goods and coffee chain, serving more than 3 million customers per day. Dunkin' Donuts sells 52 varieties of donuts and more than a dozen coffee beverages as well as an array of bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other baked goods.

At the end of 2011, there were 10,083 Dunkin' Donuts stores worldwide, including 7,015 franchised restaurants in 36 United States and 3,068 international shops in 32 countries.



Hot Apple Blast

Caribou Coffee Recipe

2 ounces cinnamon flavored syrup
4 ounces caramel flavored syrup
14 ounces apple cider
whip cream
graham cracker

Pour syrups and apple cider into a saucepan at medium heat. Stir gently. When warmed to desired temperature, pour in a mug and top with whip cream, a sprinkle of cinnamon and a square of graham cracker.

Donut Holes 5 Ways

oil for deep frying

2 cups Original Bisquick mix
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg, beaten
flavor of your choice (see below)

  • Butterscotch: add 2 boxes (4 serving size) butterscotch instant pudding and pie filling mix

  • Cookies and Cream: add 5 creme filled chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed, mixed with 1/2 cup powdered sugar

  • Mexican Chocolate: add 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 2 3/4 teaspoons unsweetened baking cocoa, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pistachio: add 2 boxes (4 serving size) pistachio instant pudding and pie filling mix, 1 tablespoon each red and green sugars, if desired

  • Raspberry: add 2 boxes (4 serving size) raspberry or strawberry flavored gelatin

In deep fryer or 2 quart heavy saucepan, heat 2 to 3 inches oil to 375 degrees. Place one of the coatings (ideas above) into a brown paper lunch bag or medium bowl

Lightly spoon Bisquick mix into measuring cup; level off with straight edge of knife. Add to medium bowl along with remaining Doughnut Hole ingredients; mix just until dough forms. Work with half of the dough at a time; cover and refrigerate remaining half of dough. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Sprinkle fingers and hands with Bisquick mix if they get sticky.

Carefully drop balls, 5 or 6 at a time, into hot oil. Fry 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown all around; drain on paper towels. Immediately gently shake 2 or 3 doughnut holes at a time in bag, or roll in coating in bowl. Repeat with refrigerated dough.

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Coffeehouse Brownies

Coffeehouse Brownies
Traditional brownies get a boost with the addition of coffee and cream cheese.


Servings: 16

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup Original Bisquick mix
1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup Original Bisquick mix
1 tablespoon brewed espresso coffee or very strong coffee, room temperature

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8 inch square pan with cooking spray, or line with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, mix 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar. Add 2 eggs and the vanilla; stir until combined. Add 1 cup Bisquick mix, the baking cocoa and espresso powder. Stir until just combined; do not overmix. Add the chocolate chips.

In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons butter and 1/4 cup sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg, and mix until combined. Add 1/4 cup Bisquick mix in 2 additions, alternating with the brewed espresso.

Spread half of the brownie batter into the pan. Use a spoon to drop dollops of filling over brownie batter. Drop remaining brownie batter by dollops on top of filling. Starting in one corner, drag knife through batter and filling. When you reach other side of pan, curve knife around without lifting it, and drag it back the other way, about 1 inch from your first line. Repeat with the rest of the pan, then turn pan and repeat for marbled design. Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until tops of brownies begin to turn golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out with moist crumbs.

Glazed Donut Bites

Krispy Kreme Copycat Recipe

2 cans refrigerated jumbo buttermilk biscuits
canola oil, for frying

1/3 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
dash of salt

In a large pot heat about 2 inches of oil to 350 degrees. With a pizza cutter, cut each biscuit into fourths. Set paper towels on a cookie sheet and place a cooling rack on top. Drop the biscuit pieces into the heated oil a few at a time. Cook for about five minutes flipping them half way to brown on both sides. Remove from oil and place on cooling rack to drain. Repeat for the rest of the dough.

In a small bowl add the milk and butter. Microwave for about 1 minute until butter is melted
Whisk in vanilla, sugar and salt Dip the donuts in the glaze and place them on the cooling rack to dry.

New Menu Items at Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons Cafe & Bakeshop New Items:

  • Turkey Bacon Club: Smoked turkey breast, bacon and Cheddar cheese, with lettuce and tomato, on baked ciabatta
  • Bacon Grilled Cheese: Swiss, Cheddar and smoked mozzarella cheeses with bacon, on sourdough bread, finished in a panini press, 
  • Avocado BLT: Bacon, lettuce, tomato and avocado on multigrain ciabatta
  • Chicken Salad Croissant: Chicken, onions and celery in a mayonnaise based dressing, with lettuce and tomato, on a croissant
  • California Turkey Sandwich: Smoked turkey breast, avocado spread, baby spinach and honey Dijon sauce, on multigrain ciabatta
  • Mozzarella Pesto Panini: Baby spinach, pesto sauce, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella, on sourdough bread, grilled in a panini press
  • Italian Grilled Bagel Sandwich (pictured): Smoked mozzarella, smoked ham and pepperoni, with pesto sauce, baby spinach and red onions, on a sundried tomato Asiago bagel, finished in a panini press

Availability: Permanent


Tim Hortons New Items:

  • Apple Pie Fritter (pictured): A fried doughnut stuffed with diced apple filling and covered with a crunchy graham topping
  • Apple Fritter Timbits: Bite sized versions of the fritter
  • Hot Apple Cider Supreme: Apple cider with whipped topping 

Availability: Through Oct. 31, 2015


Tim Hortons New Items:

  • Pastry Pockets filled with Nutella: Flaky pastry filled with the chocolate hazelnut spread
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Donut filled with Nutella: A doughnut topped with roasted, chopped hazelnuts and filled with the chocolate hazelnut spread
  • Cinnamon French Toast Bagel with Nutella: Maple Cinnamon French Toast Bagel spread with the chocolate hazelnut spread
  • Bagel with Nutella Spread: Choice of bagel with the chocolate hazelnut spread
Availability: Through Aug. 18, 2015


Tim Hortons New Items:

  • Salted Caramel Latte Supreme: Latte with whipped topping, a caramel flavor shot, caramel drizzle and salted caramel topping, $2.49
  • Salted Caramel Iced Capp Supreme: Iced cappuccino with a caramel flavor shot, whipped topping and salted caramel topping, $2.79
  • Salted Caramel Timbits: Glazed doughnut holes with salted caramel flavored glaze, $1.99 for 10 
  • Salted Caramel Warm Sticky Bun: Cinnamon bun filled with deluxe caramel filling and topped with salted caramel crunch $2.99
  • Salted Caramel Donut: Yeast doughnut topped with chocolate fondant and salted caramel crunch, 95 cents
Availability: Through early April 2015

New Menu Items at Dunkin Donuts


Sweet New Donut Treats And Festive Coffee Favorites

It’s holiday time once again at Dunkin’ Donuts, and this year’s seasonal selection features three returning holiday coffee flavors, two new donut treats, and several sensational stocking stuffers to keep friends and family running on Dunkin’ through the end of the year. At the top of Dunkin’ Donuts’ nice list are delicious donut treats to ring in the holidays. 

The new Snickerdoodle Croissant Donut features a glazed croissant donut filled with cookie dough flavored buttercreme, finished with white icing drizzle and sprinkled with cinnamon streusel topping. 

The new Caramel Cheesecake Square is a square donut with smooth and creamy cheesecake filling, frosted with caramel icing and topped with chocolate caramel candy cups.

Dunkin’ Donuts coffee lovers can enjoy some returning favorites this season with the festive flavors of a holiday baking favorite, as the brand has brought back two cookie flavored coffees. 

Sugar Cookie Coffees offer the traditional taste of frosted holiday sugar cookies, while Snickerdoodle Cookie Coffees bring together the sweet taste of sugar and spice of cinnamon. Dunkin’ Donuts is also bringing back Peppermint Mocha Coffees to its holiday lineup, combining cool peppermint and rich chocolate flavors.

All holiday beverage flavors are available all day long in hot or iced coffees, lattes, or the brand’s new Macchiato. Dunkin’ Donuts’ holiday menu items are available nationwide through the end of the year at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants.


Dunkin' Donuts New Items:

Reese’s Peanut Butter Square: A square doughnut filled with creamy Reese’s peanut butter filling, topped with chocolate icing and finished with an orange icing drizzle
Pumpkin Cheesecake Square: A square doughnut filled with creamy pumpkin cheesecake, topped with orange icing, crumbled graham cracker topping and a white icing drizzle

Availability: Through autumn 2015


Pumpkin Macchiato - Available hot or iced, Dunkin’ Donuts’ Pumpkin Macchiato is a handcrafted, layered espresso beverage made with steamed milk and pumpkin flavored swirl, then topped with a double shot of Dunkin’ Donuts’ rich, freshly brewed espresso. A permanent part of the brand’s menu, a macchiato can be customized with any of Dunkin’ Donuts sweetened coffee flavor swirls.


This autumn, Dunkin’ Donuts is sweetening the season with the addition of two exciting new donuts to its fall lineup. For the first time, Dunkin’ Donuts has partnered with The Hershey Company to put the tastes of creamy chocolate and REESE’S Peanut Butter together in one tasty treat with the new REESE’S Peanut Butter Square. For pumpkin fans looking to celebrate a favorite flavor of fall in a fun new way, Dunkin’ Donuts has also expanded its famous pumpkin menu with the introduction of the Pumpkin Cheesecake Square. Both items will be available for a limited time at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants beginning August 31, 2015.

A creative twist on the classic candy, Dunkin’ Donuts’ new REESE’S Peanut Butter Square is filled with rich and creamy REESE’S peanut butter buttercreme, topped with chocolate icing and finished with an orange icing drizzle to match the colors of the traditional REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups. The Pumpkin Cheesecake Square is filled with smooth and creamy pumpkin cheesecake filling and topped with orange icing, crumbled graham cracker topping and finished with a white icing drizzle.

Dunkin’ Donuts is featuring a full lineup of fall flavored treats this season. Back by popular demand at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide by August 31, the pumpkin menu includes Dunkin’ Donuts’ famous hot or iced pumpkin coffee and lattes, Pumpkin Donut and MUNCHKINS  Donut Hole Treats, Pumpkin Muffin, and Pumpkin K-Cup pods and Packaged Coffee.

Dunkin' Donuts New Item: 

Tailgater Breakfast Sandwich, egg, reduced fat Cheddar cheese and a split smoked sausage topped with peppers, onions and ancho chipotle sauce on a toasted French roll, suggested $3.99.

Availability: Starting Aug. 31, 2015 for an unspecified limited time


This summer, there’s a cool new way the cookie crumbles for Dunkin’ Donuts guests. The brand has introduced a new food and beverage lineup featuring the classic flavors of OREO and Chips Ahoy!, available through summer  2015 at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide.

Beginning today, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving guests a sweet new summer twist with:

Cookie Flavored Iced Coffees: Iced Coffee featuring the flavors of OREO or Chips Ahoy!  cookies.

OREO and Chips Ahoy! Coolatta Frozen Beverages: Cookie flavored Coolatta frozen beverages made with real cookie mix ins in every sip. The new Chips Ahoy! Coolatta joins returning favorite, OREO Coolatta.

Chips Ahoy! Crème Donut: A yeast shell filled with cookie dough flavored buttercreme, frosted with chocolate icing and dipped in crumbled Chips Ahoy! cookies.

Chips Ahoy! Crunch Donut: A yeast ring frosted with chocolate icing and dipped in crumbled Chips Ahoy! cookies.

Dunkin' Donuts New Items:

Guacamole Flatbread Sandwich (pictured): Two strips of bacon, egg, reduced fat Cheddar and guacamole on flatbread

Availability: Through May 2015

Mango Passion Fruit Coolatta: A frozen beverage with mango and passion fruit flavors
Frozen Arnold Palmer Coolatta: A frozen blend of iced tea and lemonade
Availability: An unspecified limited time


Dunkin' Donuts New Items:

Snack ‘N Go Steak Wrap: Angus steak, reduced fat Cheddar cheese and honey mustard sauce, served in a five inch tortilla
Availability: Permanent

Oreo Cheesecake Square (pictured): Square doughnut filled with creamy cheesecake filling, frosted with white icing and topped with crumbled Oreo cookies
Raspberry Cheesecake Square (pictured): Square doughnut filled with creamy cheesecake filling, frosted with white icing and topped with raspberry flavored candy cookies
Availability: Through April 2015

Southwest Supreme Bagel: A plain bagel topped with melted Colby Jack cheese, corn, black beans, peppers, tomatoes, onions and spices
Availability: through June 2015

Pretzel Roll Chicken Sandwich: Breaded chicken filet topped with bacon, white Cheddar cheese and honey mustard, served on a toasted pretzel roll
Availability: through August 2015


Dunkin' Donuts New Items:

Spicy Omelet Breakfast Sandwich (pictured): Egg, bacon, jalapeño peppers, red bell peppers, habanero and pepper Jack cheese
Shamrock Sprinkles Donut: A yeast ring doughnut decorated with chocolate icing and a shamrock sprinkle mix
Baskin Robbins inspired coffee and latte: Returning Butter Pecan and Cookie Dough flavors, and a new Rocky Road flavor
Availability: An unspecified limited time


Dunkin' Donuts New Items:

Fruit Smoothies (pictured): Fruit blended with ice and yogurt, available in two flavors, Strawberry Banana and Tropical Mango, suggested $2.99 for a small
Coolatta Lite: A lighter version of the chain’s frozen blended Coolatta, with 33 percent to 80 percent fewer calories, available in frozen coffee, frozen caramel coffee, frozen French vanilla coffee, frozen hazelnut coffee, Minute Maid orange, strawberry and vanilla bean flavors, suggested $2.69 for a small
Frozen Dunkaccino: Frozen blended coffee and chocolate, a frozen version of the hot Dunkaccino, suggested $2.69 for a small
Availability: Introduced in the Northeast and rolling out nationally over the course of 2015


Dunkin' Donuts New Items:

Holiday Wreath Donut: A yeast ring doughnut topped with green icing and a red icing drizzle in a wreath design, suggested 99 cents
Holiday Star Donut: Star shaped doughnut filled with Bavarian cream and topped with red icing and white star sprinkles, 99 cents
Sugar Cookie Latte: Coffee with sugar cookie flavoring, topped with red and green sugar, suggested $1.85 for medium size
Snickerdoodle Latte: Coffee with sugar and cinnamon flavors, topped with cinnamon, suggested $1.85 for medium size

Availability: Through the holiday season 2014

New Menu Items at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf New Items:

  • Cookie Butter Latte: Espresso, brown sugar, gingerbread and cookie butter flavoring topped with frothed milk and sprinkled cinnamon sugar
  • Cooke Butter Iced Blended Drink: Espresso, brown sugar, gingerbread and cookie butter flavoring puréed with ice and sprinkled cinnamon sugar
Availability: Through 2015


The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf New Items:

  • Affogato: An Ice Blended drink with an espresso shot poured over it
  • Cookies & Cream: An Ice Blended drink with blended sandwich cookie pieces added
  • Ultimate: An Ice Blended drink with chocolate espresso beans added
  • Extreme: An Ice Blended Drink with double the coffee

Availability: Through Aug. 30, 2015


Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf New Items:

  • Toffee Nut Latte: Espresso, caramelized sugar and nut flavors, $3.95-$4.95, depending on size
  • Toffee Nut Ice Blended drink: Toffee Nut Latte puréed with ice, $3.95-$6.35, depending on size
  • Peppermint Mocha Latte: Espresso, Dutch chocolate powder, peppermint sauce and nonfat milk, $3.95-$4.95, depending on size
  • Peppermint Mocha Ice Blended drink: Peppermint Mocha Latte puréed with ice, $3.95-$6.35 depending on size
  • Red Velvet Hot Cocoa: A caffeine-free drink of red velvet powder and non-fat milk, $3.00-$3.90, depending on size
  • Red Velvet Ice Blended drink: Red Velvet Hot Cocoa puréed with ice, $3.85-$6.10, depending on size
  • Winter Dream Tea Latte: Black tea, rooibos tea, sweet spices and French Deluxe vanilla powder, $3.75-$4.85, depending on size

Availability: Through Dec. 29, 2014

New Items at Caribou Coffee

Caribou Coffee New Items:

  • Ham & Swiss English Muffin (pictured): Smoked honey maple ham, scrambled eggs and Swiss cheese on a sourdough English muffin

Availability: Until Sept. 30, 2015
  • Almond Milk: Available with any coffee drink for an additional 80 cents

Availability: Permanent

Caribou Coffee New Item: 

  • Gingersnap Cookie Mocha, white, milk or dark chocolate; coffee; ginger; allspice and clove,

Availability: Through Dec. 31, 2014