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One-Eyed Purple People Eater Cake Pops

  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 54

Cake pops get a monstrous makeover in this easy recipe using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix and Rich & Creamy frosting - the perfect candy coated dessert treat for a Halloween party. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting (from 1-lb container)
6
cups purple candy melts
3
tablespoons shortening
54
paper lollipop sticks
Block of plastic foam
54
candy eyes

Steps

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  • 1
    Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using water, oil and egg whites. Cool. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Crumble cake into large bowl. Add frosting; mix well. Shape into 1 1/4-inch balls; place on cookie sheet. Freeze until firm; keep refrigerated.
  • 2
    In microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts and shortening on Medium (50%) 1 minute, then in 15-second intervals, until melted; stir until smooth. Dip tip of 1 lollipop stick about 1/2 inch into melted candy and insert stick into 1 cake ball no more than halfway. Repeat. Return to cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 minutes. Remove from refrigerator a few at a time. Dip cake balls in melted candy; tap off excess. Poke opposite end of stick into foam block. Let stand until set.
  • 3
    Drizzle remaining melted candy over tops of cake pops. Attach 1 candy eye to each pop.

Expert Tips

  • For even more color, add 1/4 teaspoon purple food color to cake batter before baking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
0%
Saturated Fat
6g
0%
Sodium
100mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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