Monster Cake Pops

Try this fun Halloween version of the traditional cake pop recipe - bites of Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® vanilla cake mix and Rich & Creamy frosting are skewered on sticks and decorated with candies to look like monsters from space!

  • Prep Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 72

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ vanilla cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting (from 1-lb container)
6
cups blue candy melts
3
tablespoons shortening
72
paper lollipop sticks
Block of plastic foam
12
green sour candy straws, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup purple candy melts, melted
144
candy eyes
  • 1 Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using water, oil and eggs. Cool. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Crumble cake into large bowl. Add frosting; mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls; place on cookie sheet. Freeze until firm; refrigerate.
  • 2 In microwavable bowl, microwave blue candy melts and shortening uncovered 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 blue 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 blue candy; tap off excess. Poke opposite end of stick into foam block. Immediately attach 2 candy straw pieces to top of pop for antennae, holding in place until set. Let stand until set.
  • 3 Spoon melted purple candy into resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off small corner of bag. Squeeze bag to pipe mouth and teeth onto cake pops. Use remaining melted candy to attach candy eyes to antennae.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.