Disney Ding Dong Donuts



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Aloha from Disney’s Aulani in Hawaii! We have been having the best time! We can’t get enough of the lazy river, water slides, and beach. Even though it’s December, it’s hot out and we’re feeling happy and tan! Today we’re sharing a fun and cute Mickey Mouse dessert treat with you. Disney Ding Dong Donuts! Who would have thought that 2 classic treats would make the perfect Mickey or Minnie shape? I can’t wait to show you how we did it!

Disney Ding Dong Donuts

Disney Ding Dong Donuts. ADORABLE! A Mickey Mouse treat idea made with mini donuts and a Ding Dong.

Supplies needed:

  • Mini chocolate donuts (like these)
  • Ding Dongs (like these)
  • CandiQuik (like this)
  • Spoon
  • Microwave safe bowl 

I used vanilla (white) CandiQuik, but chocolate might work even better. Vanilla is what I had in the pantry:)

How to make a Mickey Mouse with a Ding Dong and mini donuts


  1. Melt the CandiQuik according to the package directions (in a microwave safe bowl, stirring in 30 second intervals).
  2. Using a spoon, place a small amount of melted CandiQuik on the side of one mini donut. 
  3. Place the donut on the side of a Ding Dong. 
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 to create “Mickey”
  5. Gently place the Disney Ding Dong Donut on a flat surface and let the CandiQuik dry. It only takes a few minutes! 

Disney Ding Dong Donuts. ADORABLE! A Mickey Mouse treat idea made with mini donuts and a Ding Dong.

Disney Ding Dong Donuts

Isn’t this the easiest food idea for a Mickey Mouse themed party? For a Minnie Mouse party treat idea, consider adding a small red or pink bow. Or, you could even create one with a licorice rope!

The Disney Ding Dong Donuts are fragile, so handle them with care until it’s time for them to be served. 

Here are a couple of other super easy Mickey Mouse treat ideas you might like:

Mickey Pretzels:

Mickey Pretzels and a Disney Aulani review!

Mickey Mouse Biscuits:

Buttermilk Mickey Mouse Biscuits and a Disney Aulani Resort review!

Here’s what we’ve been up to at Disney’s Aulani this week:

We saw Moana

See Moana in real life at Aulani!

Here’s the view from our balconies:

Ocean View Room at Disney Aulani

We’ve been playing a lot of Connect 4 at the beach!
(and working out….ha!)

Beach review at Aulani

Stella absolutely LOVES the beach ping pong (just like her dad)

Beach review at Aulani

I’ve been paddle boarding each day

SUP - Stand Up Paddle at Disney's Aulani Resort and Spa

Plus we’ve gone on a few treasure hunts around the resort! They provide extra special iPads for families and the entire resort is filled with magical findings. 

Aulani review

I will have A LOT more in future posts (so be sure to check back). Or, search “Aulani” in my sidebar search area on the right. Everything you will want to know about Aulani is on Smart School House!

Here is our Disney Aulani review from years past:

What to do at Disney's Aulani

Kelly Dixon

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