Actress Patricia Heaton eats a donut at the premiere of 'The Simpsons Movie' at the Mann Village theatre in Westwood, Calif., July 24, 2007. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/File
All hands on deck at the 75th National Donut Day event in Madison Square Park in New York on June 1, 2012 as Entenmann's staff carries the largest box of Entenmann's donuts ever created. Jon Simon/Feature Photo Service for Entenmann's
Jimmy Isle displays a square yeast doughnut made at the Square Donut shop in Terre Haute, Ind., Aug. 11, 2003. The logic behind the doughnuts is that being square maximizes the number of pastries that can fit on a preparation tray. Darron Cummings/AP/File
Benjamin Smith (l.) and his brother Gabriel, work hard for their donuts at Colby College's Children's Halloween Extravaganza in Waterville, Maine, Oct. 23, 2004. Jim Evans/Morning Sentinel/AP/File
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place a donut order at Gingerbread House Bakery in Kokomo, Indiana, Nov. 23, 2010. Jim Young/Reuters/File
A drive-through coffee and donut shop in an eye-catching building, the Donut Hole, is shown in Los Angeles, November 1970. David F. Smith/AP/File
Co-owner Waylynn Lucas tops donuts with bacon at Fonuts bakery, which offers unfried, gluten-free and vegan donuts, in Los Angeles on Sept. 19, 2011. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/File
Ali Leopold (l.) and Andrew Herrold eat faux donuts at Fonuts bakery, which offers unfried, gluten-free and vegan donuts, in Los Angeles on Sept. 19, 2011. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters
An unidentified voter holds a free red, white, and blue sprinkled doughnut that he received as store manager Eddie Ohaya takes his photograph at a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts store in Burbank, Calif., Nov. 4, 2008. Voters who display their 'I Voted' sticker recieved a free red, white, and blue sprinkled doughnut as part of the store's election day promotion. Fred Prouser/Reuters/File
Krispy Kreme doughnuts go into production at the opening of the store at Harrods in London on Oct. 3, 2003. The US chain opened its first European outlet in London. David Bebber/Reuters/File
Democratic presidential candidate US Vice President Al Gore and New Hampshire Governor Jeanne Shaheen carry doughnuts from a Manchester Dunkin' Donuts January 25, 2000, before taking them to road crews clearing the highways of snow in New Hampshire. Reuters
Tasty baked donut delights for Valentine's Day on February 8, 2007. Mary Knox Merrill/Staff
Dunkin' Donuts' parent company, Dunkin Brands, returned to profitability in its fiscal fourth quarter as traffic at Dunkin' Donuts stores improved and customers spent more.
ByThe Associated Press
Dunkin' Brands, which owns Dunkin' Donuts and the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain, returned to profitability in its fiscal fourth quarter as traffic at its Dunkin' Donuts stores improved and customers spent more.