Chocolate Covered Cherry Pops

Chocolate Covered Cherry Pops

Cherries covered with chocolate for beautiful pops – a mouth-watering dessert made with Betty Crocker® vanilla cake mix and frosting.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® vanilla cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 1-lb container)
maraschino cherries, stems removed
package (16 oz) chocolate-flavored candy coating, chopped
paper lollipop sticks
large block white plastic foam
tablespoons Betty Crocker® Decorating Decors red sugar crystals
  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.
Makes 28 servings (1 cake pop)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 224
    • Total Fat 11g
      • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
    • Sodium 138mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 31g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.