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Pot of Gold Donut Holes

by Andrea Updyke

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We loved making these pot of gold donut holes for St. Patrick’s Day. These easy and no-bake desserts are great for classroom snacks or lunchbox treats. Easy to make with just donut holes, candy melts, and sprinkles! 

This is probably one of the easiest St. Patrick’s Day treats we have ever made and oh so delicious!

I’ve been looking for more easy St. Patrick’s Day desserts and when I saw this idea I thought, how hard can it be? 

If you love cake pops but the idea of making them sounds messy or overwhelming, all you need are some donut holes and about 20 minutes!

Check out how we made these cute pot of gold donut holes and add them to your St. Paddy’s day menu. 

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POT OF GOLD EASY CAKE POPS

Pot of Gold Donut Hole Cake Pop Supplies

To make these treats you will need: 

donut hole pot of gold supplies

How to Make Pot of Gold Donut Holes

Get started by pusing a cake pop stick into each donut hole. You can serve them like this or remove them to serve on a plate. 

dipped donuts Once you have all your donuts ready to dip, melt the black candy melts 30 seconds at a time, stirring each time. Add crisco to thin out the candy and prevent seizing. 

Then dip the donuts and let dry standing up on wax paper. This gives a cute little lip for the pot when dry.

dipped donuts

When dry, carefully remove your cake pops and add a dollop of melted yellow candy to the top.

Then dip in gold sprinkles and let dry right side up. 

Note: if you don’t have a cake pop stand, poke a few small holes in a cardboard box and it works the same!

yellow candy melt on donut

pot of gold donut pops

Enjoy right away or save them for a cute classroom treat. My kids love this kind of thing in their lunch at school so I’m going to be adding them along with these fun St. Patrick’s Day jokes! 

POT OF GOLD DONUT HOLES They will be super easy to include without the sticks and I found that they stand up pretty well on their own this way too. But does it even matter? We know these won’t last long! 

For more St. Patrick’s Day snack ideas, you may enjoy the following posts: 

pot of gold donut pops

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