Cinnamon combined with sugar is the culinary equivalent of a cozy sweatshirt that hugs your core, or a fleece blanket you burrito into on the couch. The warmth of cinnamon laced with sweetness is delectable any time of year but preferable when the weather cools—similar to wrapping yourself in comforting clothing or blanket layers while pumping the air conditioner... it's just not intuitive to rush these things.
A classic application and, truth be told, one of our favorite ways to enjoy cinnamon and sugar is to dust it on top of our ever-popular keto donut holes. Our cinnamon sugar keto donut holes require minimal effort, few ingredients, and only your patience as they firm up for 30 minutes in the freezer. The yielding texture of our keto donut holes provides a soft bed for the spiced, sweet combo. Once the donut hole hits your tongue, it collapses then melts, leaving a dusting of honeyed warmth behind.
Cinnamon Sugar Keto Donut Holes Recipe
Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 15 donut holes
- 1 1/2 cups raw, unsalted macadamia nuts
- pinch of sea salt
- 2 scoops Primal Kitchen Collagen Fuel® - Snickerdoodle*
- 1 cup granulated golden monk fruit**
- 2 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
*You can substitute Primal Kitchen Collagen Fuel - Vanilla or Primal Kitchen Collagen Peptides if you can't find the Snickerdoodle flavor.
**We used Lakanto Golden Monk Fruit Sweetener, but you could also use Brown Swerve.
- Blend the macadamia nuts, collagen and salt in a food processor until the nuts are smooth and have the consistency of dough.
- Stop processing before the nuts take on a looser, butter-like texture.
- Shape the dough into balls. If the dough isn’t holding its shape, refrigerate it for 30 minutes first.
- Place the donut holes on sheet pans and freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.
- Remove the donut holes from the freezer.
- Shake out about a cup of granulated golden monk fruit onto a large plate, and add ground cinnamon. Stir to combine.
- Roll donut holes in cinnamon sugar mixture until coated thoroughly.
- Store leftover donut holes in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to one week. Freeze any extras.
Nutrition info (per serving; 1 donut hole):
Carbs: 3 grams
Fat: 11 grams
Protein: 3 grams
Nutrition info calculated using Cronometer.
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