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Chocolate Covered Cherry Pops

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  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 28
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Cherries covered with chocolate for beautiful pops – a mouth-watering dessert made with Betty Crocker® vanilla cake mix and frosting.
Updated Dec 12, 2012
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Vanilla Cake Mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 3/4 cup from 1 tub (16 oz) 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.


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