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Monster Cake Pops

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  • Prep 1 hr 35 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 72
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Try this fun Halloween version of the traditional cake pop recipe - bites of Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ vanilla cake mix and Rich & Creamy frosting are skewered on sticks and decorated with candies to look like monsters from space!
Updated Oct 21, 2013
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  • 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.


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