Easy Rudolph the Reindeer Donuts

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Christmas is such a fun time to make snacks and treats that tie into the holiday theme. Check out this quick and easy treat idea for your next party or snack: Rudolph the Reindeer Donuts. You can make these up in just minutes and there is NO cooking required.

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We are LOVING this super kid-friendly Christmas treat! There are few animals more iconic to the Christmas season than Santa’s reindeer. And of course, the one with the red nose is the most famous of all.

There are usually so many Christmas parties and events that we attend each year and

Before I dive into this simple tutorial, check out the other reindeer themed content that has posted over the years!

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Alright, back to the reindeer donuts!

You will need VERY few ingredients for these!  Here’s what we used:

Mini Chocolate Donuts
Candy Eyes
Red DOT Candies
Optional: If you’d like the candy eyes to actually to stick to the donuts, use a tube of cookie frosting as your “glue.”

Rudolph Reindeer Donut Ingredients

Rudolph the Reindeer Donuts

Need a quick and easy reindeer themed snack? This is the perfect recipe! It's a kid-friendly snack, too!
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, dessert
Servings: 8


  • Mini Chocolate Donuts
  • Candy Eyes
  • Red DOT Candies
  • Mini Pretzels


  • Arrange donuts on your workspace in a single layer.
  • Stick two mini pretzels into each donut as antlers.
    Reindeer donut pretzel antlers
  • Place two candy eyes on each donut. (If you'd like them to stick onto the donut, use a tube of cookie frosting as your "glue.")
    Reindeer donuts googly eyes
  • Stick a red candy DOT in the middle of each donut for the nose.
    finished rudolph donuts

That’s it!

So incredibly simple!

And aren’t they cute?

finished rudolph donuts

If you give these snacks a try, let us know how they turned out for you! If you post a picture to social media, feel free to tag us!  We’d love to see it! 


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