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Reindeer Almond Flour Donuts



  • 3/4 cup Bob's Red Mill almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter or coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp agave
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar


  • 2 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped, or chocolate chips but they will take longer to melt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp agave or honey optional
  • dash of salt


  • Mini pretzels for antlers
  • Nilla Wafers for muzzles
  • Red Fire Ball Candy for noses
  • Candy eyes for eyes


  1. Instructions:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together flours, baking soda and salt, set aside. In another medium size bowl, add butter, coconut sugar and agave. Microwave for 30 seconds, or until everything has melted, mix together. Whisk in cocoa powder, be sure everything is well combined. Whisk in eggs 1 at a time, set aside.
    Bowl of flours
  4. Add dry ingredients to the wet, fold together until well combined without over mixing. Fold in vinegar.  

    Wet Ingredients and Dry Ingredients in bowls
  5. Pour or pipe batter into a greased donut pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove from pan onto a cooling rack. Allow the donuts to cool completely before adding glaze.

  6. Once the donuts are cool place chocolate, oil, agave and salt in a bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, or until everything is melted, then whisk until everything is combined well. 

    Gluten Free donut dipped in chocolate
  7. Dip donuts into chocolate glaze and place back on the cooling rack. 

    Dipped in chocolate closeup
  8. Before the glaze sets, place eyes, nose, and pretzels, this way the glaze will dry and the toppings will stick better. Once the glaze is set they are ready to enjoy!

    Close up for Reindeer Donuts