Just like with gourmet cupcakes and other sweet treats, the doughnut trend is on the rise. Between decades-old shops serving up the essentials, to new bakeries dishing out modern delights, New Hampshire’s doughnut landscape is vast and vibrant. Here are the 9 best doughnut shops in the state.
Muriel’s is the epitome of a neighborhood bakery, attracting generations of beloved customers with nearly sinful creations. Whether you live in Lebanon, or make the worthwhile drive to buy a dozen, these doughnuts will have you questioning every baked good you’ve ever eaten.
With more than 40 varieties of doughnut, Klemm’s is a haven for fresh, delicious eats. Stop in for a solo snack or pick up a couple dozen for a party, either way they’ll keep you coming back.
For 35 years, Brother’s has served up fresh cooked, hand cut doughnuts that rival the world’s best. Add one of the friendliest staffs around, and some really good coffee, and Brother’s Donuts is an easy add to our list.
Goody Good sticks to the basics, and achieves perfection because of it. No frills and all flavor, this Laconia location has legions of very enthusiastic fans lining up each day. Get there early, they often sell out by 8 or 9 a.m.
For 70 years, Crosby has been a Nashua favorite, and one bite will make you a believer. All items are divine, but the doughnuts are truly drool-worthy. Try the apple cider for a delicious classic.
For more than 80 years, Harvey’s has functioned as a surrogate Grandmother to the people of Dover, serving up insanely delicious baked goods and smiles as sweet as frosting. Whether you sit at the coffee shop or merely pick up something to devour later, Harvey’s is a can’t miss on the New Hampshire bakery scene.
In house products made with as many locally-sourced ingredients as possible make the Bakeshop on Kelley Street one of the best mini doughnuts options in state.
Blink’s is a beach mainstay, and though purists may differentiate fried dough from doughnuts, the palate acknowledges no true distinction. Seasonal and classic, this Hampton location is great for a nostalgic nosh.
Leavitt’s is down home and delicious, serving up delightful doughnuts in a family atmosphere. Arrive hangry, leave smiling and satisfied.