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Janet's Donuts Concord NH

geminigirl Sep 12, 2007 05:03 PM

I know this place is long gone:( but does anyone have any of their recipies? I'm in the mood to try some donut recipies and I have such good memories from this place!

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    Geezz RE: geminigirl Jan 29, 2010 05:13 AM

    I grew up right around the corner on Morton Street. I could smell those West Street donuts starting at 3AM. I have been told that they opened up that early for the police officers. Once they were sold out about 11AM the day was over. They were the best donuts in the world. The day they were put out of business after 47 years (thanks to DD) was a very sad day. I ordered 2 dozen and I can still smell and taste them. Most will not remember but they also had cakes to order. Chocolate Covered and Plain lightly toasted were the best. Great childhood memories. Bill Diversi

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      Dale81 RE: Geezz Feb 23, 2014 09:16 PM

      I know this is an old post but I just wanted to let the curious know that my grandfather Joe Bisson was the last owner of Janet's donuts and the man waking up in the wee hours of the morning recently passed away last week. It's great to hear that even in 2010 people were still talking about his families donut shop and I'll forever carry memories of my own at Janet's Donuts.

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        geminigirl RE: Dale81 Feb 24, 2014 05:09 PM

        So sorry to hear about your grandfathers passing! Your family and the donuts will not soon be forgotten, thanks for passing along the news, and again, my sympathies to you and your family.

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          Dave B RE: Dale81 Feb 26, 2014 08:21 PM

          Sorry to hear about your grandfather.

          Janet's Donuts still comes up in discussion from many fond fans on the Facebook page entitled "I grew up in Concord, NH and I remember when..." (or some similar name).

          I know a few people who grew up/lived near there and THEY STILL talk about Janet's.

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        nhwoman RE: geminigirl Jul 17, 2011 05:05 PM

        I to remember janets and the smell and was looking for anyone whom might have there fig bar recipie. one of my best childhood memories. going there every friday with my mom.for fig bars and plain chocolate covered doughnuts. simple thing make us happy
        if anyone knows of their fig bar recipie can you please reply.

        diane jeannotte

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          Dale81 RE: nhwoman Feb 23, 2014 09:19 PM

          Diane I will check with members of my family to see if the recipe is hiding anywhere as we are in the process of sorting all of the belongings out.

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