Chocolate long johns were my grandfather's favorite. It is fun to make them from scratch, but certainly takes some patience. Chocolate Long Johns Recipe from Grandmothers Kitchen. (Chocolate Frosting From Scratch)
Donuts Homemade Long Johns - "The tattered recipe in my files is a good indication of how popular these doughnuts have been in our family over the years. They disappear in a hurry, so I typically double the recipe." wrote someone who shared this recipe.