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recipe image Boxed Cake Donuts with Orange Zest Glaze

Boxed Cake Donuts with Orange Zest Glaze

Boxed Cake Donuts with Orange Zest Glaze

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  • Prep time10 min
  • Cooking time20 min
  • PortionsMakes 2


  • 1/2 cup Country Crock® Original Spread, divided
  • 1 (10-ounce) bag frozen cubed butternut squash, or 3 cups fresh butternut squash cubes
  • 1.1 pound package package refrigerated or shelf-stable potato gnocchi
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Gruyère cheese, plus more for serving
  • 1/3 cup walnut pieces, toasted if desired

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)


  1. In a large nonstick skillet over high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of the Country Crock. Add the frozen butternut squash and cook for 6 minutes, stirring once or twice, to cook the squash through and brown it. (It’s okay if the squash mostly falls apart.) Add 2 more tablespoons of Country Crock, then the gnocchi; use a spatula to separate any gnocchi that are stuck to each other. Brown the gnocchi, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes.
  2. Add the sage and nutmeg and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute. Stir in the remaining ¼ cup Country Crock. Season generously with black pepper. Stir in the cheese and walnuts. Serve with more cheese on the side, if desired.

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