Krispy Kreme's Sweet Deal: A Dozen Donuts For $1 (Today Only)

Take advantage of this insane deal on everyone's favorite donuts — tomorrow only!
Updated May 8, 2024
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Tuesday, December 12th,  is a donut lover's dream come true. Krispy Kreme, the iconic donut chain, is treating its fans to a delectable offer on the annual "Day of the Dozens." Patrons can indulge in a dozen glazed donuts for just $1 by purchasing any regular dozen. Let's unwrap the magic of this sweet deal that's sure to sprinkle joy.

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12 Donuts for $1 on the 12th

When customers step into Krispy Kreme on 12/12, they can double their donut delight by redeeming the offer twice for in-store purchases. However, for those opting to savor the sweetness from the comfort of their homes, a single-use promo code, "DOZEN," unlocks the $1 dozen online, saving you money when shopping for breakfast.

This promotion's star is Krispy Kreme's original glazed donuts — the famous melt-in-your-mouth perfection. While the $1 dozen is a fantastic way to stock up on these classic delights, the full-priced dozen opens the door to a magical world of Elf-inspired confections.

Elf-inspired delights: A nod to the 20th anniversary

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the beloved Christmas movie Elf, Krispy Kreme has crafted three enchanting donuts that pay homage to Buddy the Elf's whimsical adventures. These limited-time creations add an extra layer of festive joy to your donut experience. Here are the donuts you can get to celebrate (for a limited time):

Buddy Makes Breakfast. Transport yourself to one of the movie's most iconic scenes with this donut. A glazed donut is adorned with cake batter buttercream resembling spaghetti, chocolate candies, sprinkles, and a maple drizzle — a playful nod to Buddy's unique culinary creations.

Buddy Snow Globe. Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland with this glazed donut covered in light blue icing, white sprinkles, powdered sugar, and an Elf-shaped chocolate piece. It's a delightful tribute to the magic of Elf's snowy escapades.

Christmas Lights. Illuminate your taste buds with this festive creation. The canvas for green icing and rainbow sprinkles is a glazed donut dipped in chocolate icing. Topped with the iconic Elf-shaped chocolate piece, it's a colorful celebration of holiday lights.

These Elf-inspired donuts add a touch of cinematic magic to Krispy Kreme's offerings, inviting customers to experience the joy of the holiday season through the lens of a Christmas classic.

Beyond Krispy Kreme: festive deals across fast food favorites

As Krispy Kreme takes center stage with its Day of the Dozens deal and Elf-inspired donuts, other fast-food giants are joining the festive fray to help you enjoy the holidays while eliminating some money stress.

Starbucks' Thursdays of Delight. Starbucks is spreading holiday cheer by offering a half-priced drink every Thursday throughout December. Available for rewards members through the Starbucks app, this 50% off coupon provides a mid-week treat for coffee enthusiasts.

Burger King's Month of Merriment. Burger King embraces the holiday spirit with a month-long array of unique food and drink deals. From free food every Friday with a $1 purchase to patterned discounts on Whoppers, Sundays with no delivery fees, and more, Burger King rewards its patrons with daily delight.

Bottom line

These additional deals, alongside Krispy Kreme's offerings, create an array of festive choices for those seeking to satisfy their cravings and indulge in the joyous spirit of the season. So, whether treating yourself to a dozen glazed donuts or sipping on a discounted Starbucks beverage, you won't need to earn extra money to enjoy the season. In fact, sharing these delectable delights might just be your guaranteed ticket to landing on the nice list this holiday season.

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Author Details

Georgina Tzanetos Georgina Tzanetos is a former financial advisor who has been active in financial media for the past six years. She holds a master's in political economy from NYU, where she studied distressed labor markets.

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