My Sweet Tooth: Sandy’s Donuts

Sandy's Donuts Exterior

Gathering at Sandy’s Donuts has been a West Fargo tradition since 1983. I usually don’t eat donuts if they’re put in front of me — much less seek them out — but donuts from Sandy’s are the exception to the rule. I guess I’m officially a local now.

The little shop off of Main Avenue is comfortable and cozy, with a blazing fireplace, plenty of coffee and breakfast and lunch options too.

Sour Cream Donuts fr'om Sandy's Doughnuts

These Sour Cream donuts are my absolute favorite — dense, rich and covered with glaze, but somehow not too sweet. They’re perfect with coffee.

I’ve learned the hard way to order some for pick-up the day before, because they’re always gone by the time I roll up — usually at the freakishly late doughnut consuming hour of 11:00ish on a Saturday.

Blueberry Donuts from Sandy's Donuts

The Blueberry donuts are pretty fabulous too. These are more cake-like with just a hint of glaze. When I’m in the mood for chocolate, the Double Chocolate (shown below) is dense and delicious with an incredibly thick glaze.

I recommend ordering by the dozen — your friends will love you!

A dozen plain cake donuts is $8.88 and a box of assorted donuts (which will include a variety of glazed, raised and cake donuts) will cost you $10.68.

Double Chocolate Donuts from Sandy's Donuts

As you can tell, I’m kind of partial to their traditional donuts (anything with a hole in the middle) but they also serve great fancies — Long Johns, jelly filled Bismarks, fritters and deep-fried cinnamon rolls.

A box of a dozen fancies will set you back $11.88.

Sandy's Donuts

Delivery is available in the Fargo-Moorhead area for a fee — call the day before you need them for the best rate. And if you’re in a hurry, they have a drive-through available as well.

So now you have no excuse not to try them and let me know which ones are your favorites!

Sandy’s Donuts
301 Main Avenue West
West Fargo, ND
Bus: Route 16
(it’s a bit of a jaunt)

Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 5:30 a.m. – Noon
Closed Sunday


Alicia Underlee Nelson

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