This Free Hershey’s Gold Donut Deal Has Us Cheering for Team Krispy Kreme

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Feeling empty inside? Donut despair. We have a deal that will fill you up.

Today only, you can get a free Hershey’s Gold donut at a participating Krispy Kreme near you.

What’s a Hershey’s Gold donut? We’re glad you asked. It’s a Krispy Kreme glazed donut topped with a salty caramel icing and pieces of a Hershey’s Gold bar. Yummy!

How to Get Your Free Hershey’s Gold Donut

You have to be a Krispy Kreme rewards member to scoop up this freebie. Not a rewards member already? No problem!

Just download the Krispy Kreme app, and sign up for an account there.

Once you’re registered, don’t worry if the deal doesn’t appear on your app. With a scan of your account bar code at the register, the delicious, doughy treat shall be yours, according to a rep at Krispy Kreme.

If you end up loving the Hershey’s Gold bar, you may still be able to score a free one before the Winter Olympics end on Sunday.

Stephanie Bolling is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She takes the Homer Simpson approach to donuts.