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Christmas Recipes That are Dolly Parton Approved

Embark on a culinary adventure that echoes with the soulful charm of country legend Dolly Parton with our collection of “Christmas Recipes That are Dolly Parton Approved.” Infused with the warmth and style that defines Dolly’s spirit, these festive delights are crafted to elevate your holiday celebrations to a whole new level:

Dolly Parton’s Christmas Cake Pops

Step into the enchanting world of Dolly Parton’s Christmas Cake Pops – a whimsical and delightful addition to your holiday festivities. These little bites of joy are not only a delectable treat but also a creative expression of Dolly Parton’s signature flair. Perfect for holiday parties, potlucks, or as a thoughtful homemade gift, these cake pops infuse the spirit of the season with every festive bite.

Dolly Parton's Christmas Cake Pops

These cute festive cake pops taste just as good as they look! Perfect for a sweet treat at your next Christmas party this holiday season! Inspired by Dolly Parton's collaboration with Duncan Hines, you won't be able to have just one cake pop! Try Circle Kitchen's newest Dolly Parton's Christmas Cake Pops today!
2 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Dessert


  • 1 box Duncan Hines Dolly Parton's Southern-Style Coconut Flavored Cake Mix
  • 1 tub Duncan Hines Dolly Parton's Creamy Buttercream Flavored Frosting
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup melted white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup coconut shavings
  • Candy canes


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combine cake mix with wet ingredients
  • Grease 13x9 pan
  • Pour mixture into pan and spread out
  • Bake for 20-22 min. Let cool
  • Break cake apart with a fork
  • Add Dolly Parton's Buttercream Frosting until cake feels like a batter
  • Form into 1 tbsp balls
  • Coat cake balls in melted white chocolate (or more frosting!)
  • Sprinkle coconut shaving on top
  • Take candy canes and use them as the sticks of the cake pops and enjoy!


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Dolly Parton’s Holiday Coconut Rum Cake

Escape to a world of indulgence with Dolly Parton’s Holiday Coconut Rum Cake – a dessert that transforms any special occasion into a tropical celebration. This luscious creation, curated with Dolly’s distinctive touch, is a symphony of rich, moist perfection, blending the warmth of rum with the tropical essence of coconut. Each bite is a journey to a sunny paradise, as the flavors dance on your palate, creating a sensation of pure bliss.

Dolly Parton's Holiday Coconut Rum Cake

This festive treat is sure to be the fan favorite at your next family gathering! Inspired by Country music's darling Dolly Parton and her delectable line of Duncan Hines cake mixes and frostings, this cake is the perfect blend of sweet coconut, buttery cake, and a hint of rum! Try this tasty Holiday Coconut Rum Cake just in time for the holidays!
2.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert


Cake Mix

  • 1 box Duncan Hines’ Dolly Parton’s Southern-Style Coconut Flavored Cake Mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 pack instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 1 cup pecans


  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Combine cake mix and all wet ingredients
  • Mix until smooth
  • Grease bundt pan and add pecans to bottom of pan
  • Pour cake mixture into pan
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 50-60 min
  • For the glaze, combine melted butter, sugar, water, and rum over medium heat until sugar dissolves
  • Pour glaze over cake mix before taking out of bundt pan
  • Let cool and flip over and serve!


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