Krispy Kreme Is Selling Gingerbread, Red Velvet and Sugar Cookie Doughnuts Just in Time for the Holidays

Krispy Kreme is getting into the holiday spirit in the sweetest of ways.

Krispy Kreme is famous for always coming up with seasonal releases in honor of the time of year, a holiday or a special event. We just got done with their pumpkin spice doughnuts, and now it’s time for the holidays! For the Christmas season this year, Krispy Kreme is sharing its spirit with the return of some of its beloved holiday doughnut varieties, Santa Belly and Chocolate Iced with Holiday Sprinkles doughnuts.

In addition, the company is releasing some all-new holiday flavors as part of its Santa’s Bake Shop collection—because what are the holidays without a special Christmas dessert?

Want to make your own? Check out our favorite doughnut recipes.

Krispy Kreme’s Christmas Doughnut Flavors for 2022

We can’t wait to dive into these flavors! Let’s take a look at what Krispy Kreme is offering in 2022’s Santa’s Bake Shop collection.

Sugar Cookie Doughnut

One of the new releases for this year, the Sugar Cookie Doughnut is an Original Glazed doughnut topped with sugar cookie icing and sugar cookie sprinkle blend. Yum!

Gingerbread Cookie Crumb Doughnut

There are few flavors more tied to Christmas than gingerbread—and this new doughnut satisfies all of our cravings for it. The Gingerbread Cookie Drumb Doughnut is a gingerbread cream cheese-filled doughnut dipped in white icing and topped with gingerbread cookie crumbs and a holiday sprinkle blend. Finally, it’s finished off with a drizzle of gingerbread icing.

Red Velvet Cake Doughnut

Red velvet is decadent—and there’s nothing more decadent than a Red Velvet Cake Doughnut. This new doughnut is glazed red velvet cake topped with cream cheese icing and red velvet cake crumbles.

Santa Belly Doughnut

A returning favorite, this doughnut is filled with creme and then dipped in red icing and decorated to look like Santa, complete with icing and a belt buckle made of sugar.

Chocolate Iced with Holiday Sprinkles Doughnut

You can’t beat a classic! The Chocolate Iced with Holiday Sprinkles Doughnut is an Original Glazed doughnut dipped in chocolate icing and topped with a holiday sprinkle blend.

When Can I Get Krispy Kreme’s Christmas Doughnuts?

The Santa’s Bake Shop collection is available on Nov. 25! You can snag individual doughnuts or a set in a limited-edition, Christmas-themed box.

What Else Is Krispy Kreme Doing for the Holidays?

We can’t have too much holiday spirit, and neither can our favorite doughnut chains. As of Dec. 12, Krispy Kreme shoppers can take advantage of its annual “Day of the Dozens” celebration and get an Original Glazed dozen for just $1 with the purchase of any dozen. Until then, you may want to try some of these yummy Krispy Kreme copycat recipes! Or, pick up a Krispy Kreme Lotus Biscoff donut, which is available until the end of January.

Aly Walansky
Aly Walansky is a lifestyles writer with over a decade of experience covering beauty, health, and travel for various esteemed publications. Her blog, A Little Alytude ( was launched in 2006 and continues to be a strong voice in the lifestyles arena. Based in the ever-trendy Park Slope area of Brooklyn, she divides her time between her shih tsu Lily, her soap opera addiction, and scouting out fun new martini bars.