Friday, September 28, 2012

Halloween Cookie Pops!

That’s right, I’m here to tempt you with some yummy treats today!
Justin gave me the idea for them when I was talking to him about wanting to come up with a cute Halloween treat post. He was all excited and told me I should make cookie pops that look like tombstones, and use one of his favorite cookies, the Mother’s Double Fudge Cookies. They’ve got the perfect shape for tombstones and they are pretty tasty. I’m sure he wanted me to make them just so we’d have an excuse to buy a package or two of them, and he could eat the leftovers.
Supplies needed:
Pick up some Mother’s Double Fudge Cookies, some baking chocolate, candy melts (not shown), and some cake pop sticks.  I prefer to dip the cookies in actual chocolate instead of the candy melts, I mean seriously, what’s better than chocolate cookies dipped in more chocolate?  That’s what I thought. ;)
First thing you do is insert the cake pop stick into the cookie…
Then you’ll melt your chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave. Let it cool down some before dipping the cookie into the chocolate. After you’ve dipped the cookie into the chocolate you can place it on foil or wax paper to harden. I put mine in the refrigerator so that they would harden faster. Then it was time to get out the candy melts and decorate!
I dipped a toothpick into the melted candy melts and used it to create the letters “RIP” and the green grass on the tombstones. 
For the white chocolate dipped cookie pops I decided to get inspired by Dias de los Muertos and decorate them to look like skulls. I wish I would have picked up some black candy melts too, but I forgot about it, and just used some black icing instead. Still tasty and still able to decorate them with a toothpick!
So what do you think? Will you be serving these awesome cookie pops at your Halloween party?


Maegan said...

Those are so cute!! I have a certain little 3 year old to plan a Halloween birthday party for - def adding these to my list!

nest of posies said...

these turned out great, Jennifer! i love them & you!

was so glad i got to talk with you yesterday! xoxo

Steph @ The Silly Pearl said...

So cute, creepy and yummy...the perfect Halloween combo :)

Beverly {Flamingo Toes} said...

How cute are these Jennifer??! And a lot easier than they look too - how fun!

Amy @ Positively Splendid said...

Such a cute idea!!

Rebecca @ Herons Crafts said...

This is such a good idea! Thanks for sharing! I am pinning this and may give it a go!
Have a great day

WolvesAtTheDoor said...

Your blog always makes me hungry!! And you are so creative!! :)

Mary Beth said...

Oh my goodness these are cute! My boys would love them (okay...I would too!). I would love for you to share them at my weekly linky party:

I hope to see you there. Have a wonderful week. mb

Stacy @ She's {kinda} Crafty said...

I dont think i have ever seen those cookies but I am TOTALLY going to be on the look out now! Your cookie pops turned out awesome and I am sure my kids would LOVE them!