Chocolate Covered Cherry Pops

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

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 28

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ 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

  • 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 Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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