Holiday Cake Bon Bons

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 37

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix, (any flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting
36
oz (from two 24-oz packages) vanilla or chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 2
    In large bowl, crumble warm cake; stir in frosting until well blended. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until firm enough to shape.
  • 3
    Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Shape into balls. (If mixture is too sticky, refrigerate until firm enough to shape.) Freeze 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Line another cookie sheet with foil. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave 12 oz candy coating uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving and stirring in 15-second intervals until melted and smooth. Remove one-third of the balls from the freezer. Using 2 forks, dip and roll each ball in coating. Place on foil-covered cookie sheet. Decorate as desired. Refrigerate cake balls about 10 minutes or until coating is set. Melt remaining candy coating in 12-oz batches; dip remaining balls. Serve at room temperature. Store in airtight container.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • To make Irish Cream Balls: Make and bake cake as directed on box. Blend 1/4 cup Irish cream liqueur with baked cake crumbs and frosting. Dip in melted chocolate. Sprinkle with white nonpareils. Serve in martini glass with Irish cream on the bottom.
  • To make Peppermint Red Velvet Balls: Make and bake German chocolate cake mix as directed on box, using 1 cup water, 1/2 cup oil, 3 eggs, 1-oz bottle red food color and 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa. Mix 2 tablespoons peppermint schnapps with baked cake crumbs and frosting. Dip into melted chocolate. Sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Bon Bons)
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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