The countdown to the spookiest night of the year is officially on. For kids, Halloween is a day filled with costumes, silliness, and candy, but you can add to the sweetness of the holiday with cake pops that celebrate All Hallows’ Eve. These spook-tacular bites of cake on a stick are definitely more sweet than spooky, but they’re sure to put even bigger smiles on your little monsters’ faces. Frankenstein Cake Pops are anything but scary and sure to be a hit with your crew!
1 box (1 lb 2.3 oz) fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
Cake pop sticks
2 bags (10 oz each) green candy melts or coating wafers
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1tube (4.25 oz) black decorating icing
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13×9-inch pan with foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray. Make and bake brownie mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate 1 hour or freeze 30 minutes. Use foil to lift brownies out of pan. Cut into 6 rows by 3 rows. Insert craft stick halfway into 1 end of each brownie.
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes; stir until smooth. Stir in oil until blended. Dip flat back side of each brownie pop in candy; place dipped side up on cookie sheet. Refrigerate 10 minutes or until set.
Spoon candy coating over remaining sides of brownie to cover completely; let excess drip off. Smooth coating with knife. Allow to dry.
Pipe black icing on pops to look like hair using small plain tip. Pipe black icing to look like scars and mouth. Let stand until set.