Secret Center Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Pops

Secret Center Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Pops

These peanut butter and chocolate cake pops with a surprise in the middle were inspired by Betty Crocker Facebook fan Rose and brought to life by the Betty Crocker Kitchens.

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box Betty Crocker® Reese's™ Peanut Butter & Chocolate cupcake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cupcake mix box
paper lollipop sticks
Reese's® Peanut Butter Cups® Unwrapped Mini cups (from 8-oz bag)
package (16 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark)
Colored candy sprinkles or other candy decorations, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cupcakes as directed on box; cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  2. Make peanut butter filling as directed on box except omit placing the filling in pastry bag. In large bowl, crumble cake; stir in filling until well blended.
  3. Turn candies upside down. Carefully insert sticks into the center of each candy but do not push all the way through. Form cake mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls around each unwrapped mini cup. Place on waxed paper or plastic wrap-lined cookie sheet. Freeze 1 to 2 hours or until firm.
  4. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave the candy coating uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving and stirring in 15-second intervals until melted; stir until smooth. Remove one-half of the balls from freezer. Dip and roll each ball in coating. Place on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with decorations. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
Makes 18 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
The REESE’S trademark and trade dress are used under license.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.