Hanukkah Honey Donut Holes (Gluten-Free)

Liana Werner-Gray

by | Updated: December 6th, 2023

Perfect for sharing during the Festival of Lights, these sweet, sticky treats are a flavorful delight that will have everyone coming back for more. Made with care using wholesome ingredients like coconut sugar and a gluten-free pancake mix, these dairy- and refined-sugar-free donut holes offer an inclusive twist on tradition without sacrificing taste. A homemade honey-caramel sauce adds warmth to each bite. Savor the joy of Hanukkah with this mouthwatering, better-for-you recipe.

Hanukkah Doughnut Holes (Gluten-Free) Drizzled with Honey on Round White Plate

Hanukkah Doughnut Holes (Gluten-Free) Drizzled with Honey on Round White Plate
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Hanukkah Honey Donut Holes (Gluten-Free)

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 119 kcal
Author Liana Werner-Gray


Honey caramel sauce


  1. In bowl, whisk together eggs, butter and coconut sugar until foamy.
  2. Sift pancake mix and stir into egg mixture.
  3. Using hands, work mixture into soft dough.
  4. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and set aside.
  5. In mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for sauce and mix until smooth.
  6. In deep pot, heat coconut oil to 375 degrees F. (Note: There should be just enough oil to cover balls.)
  7. Fry balls a few handfuls at a time for just a few minutes, until puffed up and golden brown. With slotted spoon, transfer balls to paper towel on plate.
  8. To a fresh pot, add donut holes, pour on sauce and toss until well combined. To serve, put donuts on serving plate or bowl and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Recipe Notes

Make these for your festivities with ingredients from Vitacost!

Nutrition Facts
Hanukkah Honey Donut Holes (Gluten-Free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 119 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Trans Fat 0.005g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 112mg5%
Potassium 52mg1%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 0.4g2%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 103IU2%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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