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Chocolate Covered Cherry Pops

Chocolate Covered Cherry Pops
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 28
These chocolate covered cherry pops are a delightful dessert treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ vanilla cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 3/4 cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 1-lb container)
  • 28 maraschino cherries, stems removed
  • 1 package (16 oz) chocolate-flavored candy coating, chopped
  • 28 paper lollipop sticks
  • 1 large block white plastic foam
  • 2 tablespoons Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors red sugar crystals

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely.
  • 2
    Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Crumble cake into large bowl. Add frosting; mix well. Shape into 28 (1 1/2-inch) balls, placing cherry in center of each and covering cherry completely. Place on cookie sheet. Freeze until firm. When cake balls are firm, transfer to refrigerator.
  • 3
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating on Medium (50%) 1 minute, then in 15-second increments, until melted; stir until smooth. Remove several cake balls from refrigerator at a time. Dip tip of 1 lollipop stick about 1/2 inch into melted candy and insert stick into 1 cake ball no more than halfway. Dip each cake ball into melted candy to cover; tap off excess. Poke opposite end of stick into foam block. Sprinkle cake ball with sugar crystals. Let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
224
Total Fat
11g
0%
Saturated Fat
5g
0%
Sodium
138mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • These chocolate covered cherry pops are a delightful dessert treat.
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