Reindeer Cake Pops

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Introducing Reindeer Cake Pops, the ultimate no-bake delight for this festive season! Crafted with care, they’re ready in just under 30 minutes and boast a blend of wholesome ingredients like almond flour, peanut butter, and chocolate.

Why You’ll Adore This Recipe:

  1. Reindeer Cake Pops are a breeze to whip up, taking less than 30 minutes.
  2. Made with simple ingredients like almond flour, peanut butter, and maple syrup, they’re a treat for your taste buds.
  3. This recipe caters to various dietary preferences—it’s vegan, dairy-free, plant-based, and gluten-free.
  4. Enjoy the delightful combination of a creamy center and a chocolate coating, reminiscent of a Reese’s peanut butter cup.
  5. Adorned like Rudolph, these cake pops add a touch of whimsy to your holiday celebrations.

Tips And Tricks:

  1. Ensure thorough mixing of the wet ingredients before adding the almond flour.
  2. Use a cookie scoop to create evenly shaped balls.
  3. Pop the balls into the freezer while you melt the chocolate to help them firm up.
  4. Opt for melting chocolate with a touch of coconut oil for a smoother texture.
  5. Chocolate can be melted in the microwave or on the stovetop using a double boiler.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Are these vegan? Yes, as long as you use vegan chocolate and pretzels, these cake pops are fully vegan.
  2. Are these cake pops gluten-free? Absolutely! Just make sure to use gluten-free pretzels.
  3. Can I make this recipe nut-free? Certainly! Substitute almond flour with oat flour, starting with 3/4 cup and adjusting as needed.

Reindeer Cake Pops

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 8 balls


  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup creamy all-natural peanut butter
  • ½ tsp vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup vegan dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil for melting chocolate
  • 16 gluten-free pretzels
  • 16 candy eyes
  • 8 red candies for the nose


  • In a bowl, mix peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Then, stir in almond flour.
  • Use a cookie scoop to form dough into balls. Place them on parchment paper and freeze while you melt the chocolate.
  • Melt chocolate with coconut oil in the microwave or using a double boiler.
  • Dip each ball in melted chocolate, then attach two pretzels for antlers, two candy eyes, and a red candy for the nose.
  • Place back on parchment paper and return to the freezer to set for about 20 minutes. Enjoy!


  • Thoroughly mix wet ingredients before adding almond flour.
  • Use a cookie scoop for uniformity.
  • Freeze balls while melting chocolate.
  • Consider melting chocolate with coconut oil for smoother consistency.
  • Chocolate can be melted in the microwave or on the stovetop using a double boiler.

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