Halloween Cake Pops

Halloween Cake Pops

A fun and easy Halloween cake pop recipe decorated with a super-tasty chocolate frosting made with Country Crock® Spread. This simple Halloween party recipe is perfect for kids!

  • Makes 4 dozen
  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Cook Time 1 hr
  • Freeze Time 2 hr
  • Stand Time 15 min

Ingredients:

  • CAKE:
  • 1 box (16 oz.) pound cake mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped and melted
  • Lollipop sticks
  • WHITE CHOCOLATE COATING:
  • 10 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • DECORATION:
  • 1/4 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 1/3 cup confectioners sugar
  • Black food coloring

Directions:

  1. For CAKE, prepare pound cake according to package directions, using eggs water, cocoa powder, Country Crock® Spread and vanilla. Bake, then cool completely on wire rack. Crumble cake into fine crumbs into medium bowl; set aside.
  2. For FROSTING, beat Spread, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer until blended. Beat in melted chocolate, then cake crumbs intil blended. Shape cake mixture into 48 balls and arrange on aluminum foil or waxed paper lined baking sheet. Insert lollipop stick into each ball and freeze 2 hours.
  3. For WHITE CHOCOLATE COATING, melt white chocolate chips according to package directions. Stir in oil until blended. Dip balls into white chocolate mixture, swirling to coat and gently shaking to remove excess chocolate. Arrange cake pops on foil or waxed paper lined baking sheet and let stand until chocolate is set, about 15 minutes.
  4. TO DECORATE, put Spread In small microwave-safe bowl and microwave at HIGH 5 seconds or until melted. Stir in confectioners sugar, then black food color to create a black piping frosting. Place mixture in pastry bag fitted with plain tip and carefully pipe "eyes" "noses" and "mouths" onto pops*. (Try practicing this first by piping out onto a sheet of foil or parchment paper.)

*Alternatively draw on the face details with edible black markers or
with black food decorating gel.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 pop Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 pop
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140
Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 95 mg
Total Carbs 15 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 1 g
Calcium 2 %
Iron 2 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Vitamin A 4 %
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