Adorable Donut Fairy Toadstool Recipe

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Here are some adorable fairy toadstool donuts that are perfect for a woodland fairy party. The tiny treats that looks like mushrooms are also a good fit for a gamer party.

These easy desserts are fun to decorate and a great way to get creative. You can even have a little decorating station so everyone can make their own toadstool creations.

Fairy toadstools and fox on plate.

Tasty Toadstools in 20 Minutes

This adorable recipe is super easy and can be ready in just 20 minutes! These whimsical little treats are sure to put a smile on even the grouchiest face.

Whip them up for themed parties, showers, sleepover extravaganzas, or just as a surprise after school snack. Pair them with our magical toadstool cupcakes! You can also add them to this edible terrarium.

You’ll want to serve them immediately because the donuts dry out relatively quickly. However, you could coat them in frosting to lock in the moisture.

That step will add to your prep time and increase the sugar and calorie content but could be worth it depending on your needs.

Little donut holes decorated like toadstools in edible grass on a white plate.

Experiment with different colored frostings, sprinkles, donut hole flavors, and edible glitters to create a magical grove of toadstools.

Easy Fairy Toadstool Recipe

Tootsie rolls, donut holes, food coloring, and all the steps to make little mushroom treats in a collage.
Decorated donut holes to look like magic mushrooms.

For every donut hole, you’ll want two Tootsie Rolls. So, if you need 50 toadstools, get 25 donut holes and 50 Tootsie Rolls.

Donuts decorated to look like fairy toadstools.
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Other Magical Ideas

  • Try using Tootsie Fruit Chews for the stems to add fruity flavors and rainbow colors to your yummy woodland display.
  • Decorate gummy worms to look like caterpillars and stage them atop the toadstools for an Alice in Wonderland theme.
  • Create a garden of chaos with these recipes for unicorn bark, unicorn crackers, mini glazed fairy donuts, fairy garden trifle, and unicorn poop cookies.
  • If you end up with an excess of donut holes, check out this recipe for unicorn donut holes!
  • Go the Super Mario route and make these power-ups for the littles.
  • Don’t forget the props. We love fun trees, pretty fairies, unicorns, and yoga gnomes–yes, yoga gnomes.
Holding a donut hole with a Tootsie Roll trunk to look like a fairy toadstool.
Yield: 12 toadstools

Fairy Toadstool Treats

Donut holes and Tootsie Rolls - Fairy Toadstool treats

Gnomes, fairies, and all woodland creatures are welcome at this party! These fairy toadstool treats are super easy to make and are sure to please a crowd.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 plain donut holes
  • 24 Tootsie Rolls
  • Red Wilton Sparkle Gel
  • Orange Wilton Sparkle Gel
  • Yellow Wilton Sparkle Gel
  • Light green Wilton Sparkle Gel
  • Dark green Wilton Sparkle Gel
  • Coconut Grass
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1 tsp water
  • green food coloring
  • resealable plastic bag

Instructions

  1. Cut donut holes in half with a bread knife. 
  2. Unwrap, but do not remove, Tootsie Rolls.
  3. Place 3 at a time in the microwave and microwave for 5 seconds.
  4. Discard wrappers and shape Tootsie Rolls into a mushroom stem.
  5. Set on a flat surface to harden.
  6. Gently press donut hole halves into each stem.
  7. Decorate with color gels. TIP: The trick is to use a little color gel, not a lot, otherwise it will run down the donut.

Coconut Grass Garnish

  1. Place coconut into a resealable sandwich bag. 
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of water to a small bowl. Add 4 drops green food coloring and mix well.
  3. Add to coconut.
  4. Seal bag and knead until color is evenly distributed through coconut.
  5. Place toadstools onto a plate and add coconut grass/moss. Serve immediately.

Notes

You'll want to serve these pretty quickly as the donut holes will dry out. 

Please note that these nutrition facts are an estimate based on similar ingredients. To calculate this approximation, cupcakes were used in place of donut holes.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1 toadstool

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 74mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g

Nutrition facts are an estimate only.

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29 Comments

  1. Denise Low says:

    Thank you for sharing. These are too cute to eat. My grandkids would love them also.

  2. Debbie Welchert says:

    I’m loving the Woodland Fairy Toadstool recipe. These would make a nice surprise for my grandchildren. They will just love them.

  3. meghan buchman says:

    These are adorable. I just might make them for my coworkers.

  4. monique s says:

    These are so adorable and I know the kids would enjoy helping to make and to eat these.

  5. Kim Pincombe-Cole says:

    These are so cute! My daughter is having a woodland themed baby shower next month & these would be perfect…

    1. Hi Kim!

      Congrats to you and your daughter! That’s sounds so fun and cute! Let us know if you make these!

  6. Amanda Alvarado says:

    These are so cute but I odn’t think I have the finesse to make them! You make them look so pretty and professional!

    1. Hi Amanda!

      Not much finesse is required! LOL They really are simple and easy!

  7. these are so cute! I bet they’re yummy too 🙂

  8. shannon zeidan says:

    You have such wonderful ideas for foods. Not only do they sound delicious, but they also are so creative.

  9. This is such a cute idea. I love it. I’m going to make it for Easter.

  10. Antoinette M says:

    This looks awesome and would be fun to make with my kids!

  11. Sally Gearhart says:

    I’m really loving these Woodland Fairy Toadstool, they are almost too cute to eat! My kids would like them too and they they could totally help make them too, thanks for sharing.

  12. Paula Pennachio says:

    Thank you for the opportunity. This site is really nice I love it

  13. I wish I was creative- these are are cute.

  14. Those are pretty cute. I like that it’s hard to tell they are donuts

  15. Maryann D. says:

    Fairy Toadstool Treats seem like so much fun to make. I know my niece would enjoy making these with me and trying them. Cute idea!

  16. Leona Olson says:

    Glad I found you and your creative ideas. The Easter cupcakes hope to be on my menu.

  17. Thanks for this delicious recipe.

  18. Holly Thomas says:

    These are so cute!

  19. My kids would love to make these magical treats.

  20. I never would have thought to make these! Looks like fun and a cool party idea.

  21. amber kolb says:

    These treats are so unique and fun! I think this would be really cute for a party. I love your nail polish too!

  22. charlotte says:

    Thank you for the super cute ideas, I can’t wait to try them out!

  23. Stephanie Grant says:

    These look like so much fun! I think the kiddos would really enjoy them for our fairy party!

  24. Buddy Garrett says:

    I love this recipe. The Fairy Toadstools would be great for a school party.

  25. Lily Kwan says:

    This recipe looks very cute and tasty. Thanks for sharing!

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