Here in Overland Park, it's easy to find a sweet treat! In honor of National Donut Day, we've put together a list of the 8 must-try donut spots in the city. Follow along as we explore the best places to satisfy your sweet tooth.

1. Mud Pie Vegan Bakery & Coffee 

Treat yourself to guilt-free goodies at Mud Pie Vegan Bakery & Coffee, where every treat is 100% plant-based and cruelty-free. Their dedication to quality ingredients ensures that their entire menu is dairy-free and vegan, with a delightful assortment of gluten-free pastries also available.

Make sure to visit on Saturdays and Sundays for their fried yeast donuts, a weekend treat you won't want to miss from this small family business committed to spreading love and joy through their creations. 

2. Mochinut 

If you're a donut enthusiast, you might want to indulge in the latest craze: Mochi donuts. Originating from Hawaii, these donuts are quickly gaining popularity due to their unique shape and texture. Featuring a crispy coating and a soft, chewy inside, each bite offers a unique experience unlike traditional yeast or cake donuts. 

Mochinut Overland Park opened in June 2024 and has quickly become the prime destination for these irresistible treats along with Korean hot dogs, bubble tea, and soft serve ice cream. 

3. Tous les Jours

Have you ever tried a sweet corn cream donut? If not, you're missing out! Tous les Jours, a neighborhood bakery specializing in French-Asian inspired baked goods, believes that the best way to ensure the quality and freshness of their products is to make them from scratch every day using only the finest ingredients.

Their diverse array of pastries, breads, and donuts presents customers with a distinctive pastry experience. Our top picks are their sweet rice donut, red bean donut and sesame donut! 

4. McLain's Market

A Kansas City staple, McLain's Market has been serving up pastries in the metro since it's flagship bakery opened in 1945! Their baking team comes in before sunrise to ensure that all our pastries and loaves of bread are made fresh every single day. While the selection of donuts changes with the seasons, each one is equally delicious. Stop by McLain's Market on Roe or McLain's Market Stanley to make your mornings a little bit sweeter. 

5. LaMar's Donuts and Coffee

From the moment Ray Lamar crafted his original donut recipe in 1933, a legacy of deliciousness was born. In 1960, the first LaMar’s Donuts opened its doors in Kansas City, quickly becoming a sensation with lines forming daily for a taste of their hot, fresh treats.

In honor of National Donut Day on June 7, 2024, LaMar's is giving away a free Ray's Original Glazed Donut to all customers! 

6. Kate Smith Soirée

At Kate Smith Soirée, confections are handcrafted using delicate classic techniques. It may not always be the fastest or easiest method, but it’s simply the best possible way to ensure care and create quality products. 

Although Kate Smith is known for their French macarons, they also offer a rotating selection of sweet treats using seasonal ingredients in their Downtown Overland Park location. Stop by for the yummy treats, and stay for the charming pink interiors. 

7. Daylight Donuts

You can't go wrong with a box of Daylight Donuts! Freshly made every day, these mouthwatering treats guarantee a delicious delight in every bite. Their wide selection includes timeless classics like long johns, glazed, and sprinkle donuts. Feeling adventurous? Try a cake donut or cereal-topped treat! Don't forget to pair your choice with a piping hot cup of coffee for the perfect morning pick-me-up.

8. Krispy Kreme

It's a time-honored classic that's captured our hearts for over eight decades. Krispy Kreme has been serving up their famous hot Original Glazed doughnuts since 1937, and they've become a beloved staple in communities around the world.

All of their donuts are made fresh throughout the day, and you can even watch as the donuts come off the assembly line! For National Donut Day, Krispy Kreme is offering a FREE donut of your choice, no purchase necessary. You can also score a $2 box of a dozen Original Glazed donuts. Now that's something to celebrate!