Krispy Kreme rolls out mini donuts to permanent menu

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY/CNN) — Krispy Kreme just rolled out a big product that comes in a small package.

The doughnut maker has added mini doughnuts to its permanent menu to help those who are trying to stick to their New Year’s resolutions but also want doughnuts.

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“Too many people bail on their New Year’s resolutions before they are even halfway through January… Sometimes a mini-indulgence, or cheat, is all you need to help you stick with it. So, we miniaturized our most popular doughnuts,” said Dave Skena, Chief Marketing Officer for Krispy Kreme, in a news release.

“A little Krispy Kreme goes a long way.”

The mini doughnuts are available starting Monday and come in four classic flavors: Original Glazed, Chocolate Iced Glazed, Chocolate Iced with Sprinkles and Strawberry Iced with Sprinkles.



The company said the new smaller offerings give those who are trying to cut back a way to indulge without going all the way. The mini doughnuts are less than 100 calories apiece — about half as many as in a regular-size glazed doughnut.

You can try the new treat for free during “Mini Mondays,” every Monday in January at participating Krispy Kreme stores from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.