Rudolph Cake Pops, a Fun Christmas Movie Night Treat!

December 7, 2015Holly Sosa

This post is sponsored by FLIPZ®. Thank you to FLIPZ® for partnering with me. And thank you readers for supporting the brands that support this blog and my family.

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During the holidays, I like to get extra creative with my baked treats. Since most of what I create is gifted to coworkers, teachers, and neighbors, I like to bedazzle things up a bit. These Rudolph Cake Pops are surprisingly easy to make, but make a big impact on whomever receives them. They’re also the most perfect treat for a Christmas movie night, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, anyone?

To start, you’ll bake a box of chocolate cake mix according to the instructions. Allow it to cook completely and then crumble it into pieces until you get fine crumbs. I do this the fast way using my food processor. Makes things a cinch!

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Mix some chocolate frosting into the crumbs until it makes a sort of formable dough. A little goes a long way here.

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Form the dough into two inch cake balls and repeat until all the mixture is used. Set aside.

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Next you’ll melt some chocolate in a bowl. Once your chocolate is completely melted, take a lollipop stick and dunk it in the chocolate. Secure one of the cake balls to the lollipop stick and repeat until all your cake balls are secured to a lollipop.

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Transfer to a freezer for about 20 minutes to set the chocolate. You may need to melt your chocolate again before proceeding with the next few steps.

One at a time, dip the cake pops into chocolate, ensuring you completely cover each cake ball. Allow the excess chocolate to drip off, tapping the edge of the bowl if necessary.

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Transfer cake pops to a styrofoam block (or a piece of cardboard with holes like I did). While chocolate is still wet, add FLIPZ® Chocolate Covered Pretzels for the antlers. Try not to eat them all in the process!

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Next add a red candy nose.

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Repeat the process until you’ve completed all your cake pops.

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My three kiddos loved snuggling under a warm blanket with their Rudolph Cake Pops made with FLIPZ® and my husband and I enjoyed eating the leftovers. The perfect salty sweet combo is our favorite ever.

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Be sure to check out the limited edition snowflake pretzels for your own family movie night. If Rudolph Cake Pops aren’t your thing, these tasty treats will be! Find more FLIPZ® fun on their Facebook page.

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