Winter Cookie Pops

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by TishT

This comes out of the kids party handbook and is really cute to do. You can do many variations for different holidays

Top Review by nerak1701

Great Recipe. I agree that the cookies want to come apart when you dip them, so I spooned the chocolate over too. Fun to decorate, versatile for any holiday or occasion!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 20 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 12 cup peanut butter
  • 1 (6 ounce) bag white chocolate chips
  • colored candy sprinkles, red & green combo
  • red pull apart licorice whips, cut into 1 1/2 inch lengths
  • M&M's plain chocolate candy
  • miniature M&M's chocolate candies
  • fruit leather, cut into 4 " lengths
  • cake decorating gel, in green,black,and orange
  • white cake decorator frosting, with flower tip
  • ice cream stick

Directions

  1. Spread peanut butter onto the flat side of the cookies.
  2. Place an ice cream stick into the peanut butter on half the cookies.
  3. Top with another cookie so the stick is sandwiched between the two cookies.
  4. Melt chocolate chips.
  5. The best method is using a double boiler.
  6. If you don't have a double boiler, you can use a heat proof bowl which is large enough to be suspended over a pot without its bottom touching the simmering water.
  7. Simmer the water over low heat and stir the chocolate often.
  8. Remove from the heat as soon as the chocolate is melted and stir until smooth.
  9. Dip cookie pops in the melted chips, covering completely.
  10. Roll pops in red and green sprinkles and lay or stand on waxed paper or paper plates.
  11. Place in refrigerator to chill.
  12. Variations: You can make flags, faces, hearts-- here are a few suggestions Snowmen-- Using a licorice whip, while chocolate is still warm on pop, form headband and position two regular sized M&M candies as ear muffs.
  13. Lie pop flat on waxed paper and let cool.
  14. When cool, use black decorator gel for eyes and mouth and orange for the nose.
  15. Gently wrap a fruit roll up around the bottom of the cookie at the stick.
  16. Santa-- While chocolate is still warm, dip top of pop into red sprinkles for Santa's hat.
  17. Lie flat on waxed paper and let cool.
  18. When cool, dot top of hat with white decorator icing using flower tip.
  19. Use flower tip and white icing to add his beard and line the brim of his hat.
  20. Use black decorator gel to dot on eyes.
  21. Holly-- While chocolate is still warm, position to red mini M&M candies off center in the chocolate.
  22. Let cool.
  23. When cool, use green decorator gel to draw on holly leaves, fill in.

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