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A photo illustration at the summit of Pikes Peak.

The first order of business when arriving at the Pikes Peak Summit Complex is stepping up to the counter where fresh-baked “World Famous Donuts” (as signs at the previous Summit House promised) are sold.

The basic doughnut is served as is — plain, simple and delicious. Four years ago, a fudge-dipped option was introduced, and it again will be offered inside the complex.

New this summer are light toppings — including sugar, cocoa, cinnamon, cardamom, coriander and nutmeg — that guests can sprinkle onto doughnuts.

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The price for the sweet treats are $1.29 each, $1.99 for a two-pack or $4.99 for a six-pack. Get ‘em while they’re hot!

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