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Christmas Wreath Doughnut held by a hand.
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Christmas Donuts

Tis' the season for easy sweet treats like these adorable Wreath Christmas Donuts desserts. This holiday hack features store-bought donuts designed with icing & festive add-ons to make quick and fun holiday party treats.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert, snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas Donuts, holiday donuts, Wreath Donuts
Servings: 12 donuts
Calories: 246cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $8


  • Scissors
  • Baking rack
  • Piping Bag
  • Small Star Tip


  • 12 donuts
  • 6 ounces green frosting
  • 2 tbsps holiday sprinkles
  • 3 tbsps Holiday Mix Sixlets
  • 2 tbsps Holiday Mix Pearls
  • 1 roll Fruit By The Foot you should have 2 on-hand just in case you need more



  • Cut Fruit by the Foot into 4 inches strips. These will be for the bows and scarves.
    Fruit by the Foot Red Bows
  • Cut 4 inch strips in half the long way so you have two thin strips.
  • Unwrap one strip and bring the ends together to form the bow base.
  • Cut about 1/2 from the strip to make the bow knot.
  • Cut the remaining strip in two equal length parts for the bow bottoms.
  • Using your scissors, cut a small triangle out of the bowl bottom to make the edges.
  • Repeat until you have 6 bows.


  • For the scarves, you also use the 4 inches strips.
    Gingerbread Cookie Scarf
  • Cut them in half the long way and fringe the edges with your scissors.
  • Place around the Gingerbread people; set aside.


  • Add the star tip, and green frosting to the pastry bag.
    Christmas Donut Ideas
  • Pipe little short spurts of icing into a wreath pattern on all donuts.
    Christmas Wreath Donuts Recipe
  • Add bows to your wreaths.
  • Sprinkles donuts with Christmas sprinkles.
  • Add Pearls and Sixlets to your desired design.
    Donuts wreaths with red candy bow on baking sheet.
  • Add gingerbread people and wreath bows.
    Wreath donut on baking sheet with red candy bow
  • Add a tiny bit of icing to the Pearls to adhere to the Gingerbread men.


You can use any type of donut you prefer. Cupcakes or cookies could also be used here with similar results. 
These donuts last one day for best taste.
You can omit the gingerbread men, but I thought they were cute additions. 
Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide.


Serving: 1donut | Calories: 246cal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg