I seem to recall reading something about donuts being invented in the Old West. Have you heard the story?

I seem to recall reading something about donuts being invented in the Old West. Have you heard the story?

Charles Abney

Boise, Idaho

Yup, there are several claimants to inventing the ubiquitous donut, but the one I prefer tells of young groupie-girls gathering alongside the road as Pony Express riders galloped by. They made cookies and tossed them to the young heroes, but many were dropped, so they created a cookie with a hole in it so the riders could snare it with their index finger.

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