In my humble opinion, good cooking (and eating) is all about taste-good, look-good, smell-good food. Doesn't matter if its some noveau flavored foam food, or a hearty down-to-earth classic. And though we love our classics, sometimes we do want something new. Something that will make us pause after a first bite and wonder - that's good, but what is it? Then there are the foods we dub obnoxiously good. And these are obnoxiously good donuts. Really, feast your eyes on these...

Nope, your eyes have not failed you - it's a coffee cupcake, topped with coffee creme, and then topped with a sprinkled and frosted cake donut.

Donut-topped Coffee Cupcakes (from always with butter)Donut-topped Coffee Cupcakes

  This Mexican Hot Chocolate Donut outdoes itself with a roasted marshmallow topping. It's like someone said, "Forget glaze, we'll just slather marshmallows on and torch it." We say, good call.

Marshmallow-topped Mexican Hot Chocolate Donuts (from Bakingdom)Marshmallow-topped Mexican Hot Chocolate Donuts

  Ever wonder what a donut would look like after 20 seconds in a waffle iron?

Waffled Double-Chocolate Doughnuts (from Waffleizer)Waffled Double-Chocolate Doughnuts

  Did you know that donuts could be made from potatoes? Well, they can - and they're topped with Rosewater icing too. Not all obnoxious donuts are a hot-mess, as these shmancy varietals prove.

Potato Doughnuts with Rosewater Icing (from Souvlaki For The Soul)Potato Donut with Rosewater Icing

  And, don't forget the potato donut's close relative - the Purple Yam Donut.

Chocolate Sweet Potato Doughnuts with Almond Bits (from maameemoomoo)Purple Yam Donut

  Its a Donut! Its a cupcake! Its a jelly donut cupcake!

Raspberry Jelly Doughnut Cupcakes (Gluten-Free) (from Elana's Pantry)Raspberry Jelly Doughnut Cupcakes (Gluten-Free)

  A Mini-Doughnut Macaron? Sacré bleu!

Doughnut Macarons (from Raspberri Cupcakes)Doughnut Macarons

  The bagel look-a-like donut... stuffed with cream cheese frosting.

Poppyseed "Bagel" Donut (from CakeSpy)Poppyseed "Bagel" Donut

  S'mores Donut - respect.

S'more Doughnuts (from Lauren's Latest)S'more Doughnuts

This one makes the count because this isn't just a sugary donut hole, it is sugary donut hole soaked in sugar syrup. Donuts, meet Gulab Jamun

The Indian "donut hole" Gulab Jamun (from The Dazzling Kitchen)The Indian "donut hole" Gulab Jamun

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