Christmas donuts

Christmas Donut Recipe

Transform mini donuts into fun, holiday characters with this Christmas Donut recipe. Chocolate-covered donuts become the canvas for reindeer creations and white powdered donuts take shape as snowmen. In addition to being delicious, Christmas Donuts may entertain your little ones, giving you a few moments to enjoy a cup of coffee!

Yield: 24 donuts

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For the reindeer

12 mini chocolate glazed donuts
24 pretzels, outer circles removed to form antlers
24 matching M&M'S® for the eyes
11 green gumdrops and 1 red gumdrop for the noses
Black gel icing in a tube

For the snowmen

12 mini powdered sugar donuts
12 Mike & Ike® candies
Black gel icing in a tube


For the reindeer

  1. Place antlers into the top part of the donut-into antler position. Using the black icing, attach the M&M'S® for eyes. Finish by firmly placing a gumdrop into the donut hole.

For the snowmen

  1. Make coal eyes and smile with black gel icing. Finish by firmly placing a Mike & Ike® candy into the donut hole.