Elf Donuts

Elf Donuts

I’m sure you always leave cookies out for Santa on Christmas Eve, but what about his Elves? They love a special treat too! Today we are going to show you how to make their very FAVORITE treats that are just the right size for them… Elf Donuts!

It’s no secret that we talk about the magic of Christmas a lot here at Smart School House. I shared the super secret recipe that Santa gave me for Reindeer Food (you can see it here) and we even discussed Santa’s Magic Key (see that here).

How to make Elf Donuts with CHEERIOS! So easy - must try!

Now that we’ve perfected the recipe for Elf Donuts, we know that we have everyone covered. Cookies for Santa? Check! Reindeer food to sprinkle on the lawn? Check! Donuts for the elves? CHECK!

Ingredients for Elf Donuts

  • Cheerios
  • Sprinkles
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Cocoa powder
  • Damp paper towel
  • Water
  • Toothpicks
  • Christmas music <— that is optional but highly recommended when making Elf Donuts:)

Watch how simple the are to make:



So fun and easy, right?

How to make Elf Donuts with CHEERIOS! Sprinkles, powdered sugar, and cocoa powder. So easy - MUST TRY!

How to Make Elf Donuts

For the chocolate sprinkled donuts:

  1. Mix cocoa powder and a little bit of water until it is just a little bit thick (easy for dipping).
  2. Dip a Cheerio into the cocoa powder mixture
  3. Dip the Cheerio into sprinkles
  4. Use a toothpick to clear the center of the “donut”
  5. Let dry

For the powdered donuts:

  1. Press a Cheerio into a damp paper towel (this makes the cereal sticky)
  2. Dip the Cheerio into powdered sugar
  3. Use a toothpick to clear the center of the “donut”
  4. Let dry

Elf Donuts square

Happy Holidays! We know you are going to LOVE making these donuts!


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