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Cherry Vanilla Cake Pops

 Cherry Vanilla Cake Pops
Pop goes the party! No worries on who's cutting the cake; just serve and pop.
48 ServingsPrep: 1-1/2 hours + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup cream cheese frosting
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
  • 48 maraschino cherries, stems removed, drained
  • 48 lollipop sticks
  • 2-1/2 pounds white candy coating, chopped
  • Red pearl sugar

Directions

  • Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions, using a
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Crumble cake into a large bowl. Add frosting and maraschino cherry
  • juice; mix well. Shape mixture by tablespoonfuls around cherries.
  • Place on baking sheets; insert sticks. Freeze for at least 2 hours
  • or refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until cake balls are firm.
  • In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip each cake
  • ball in coating; allow excess to drip off. Sprinkle with red pearl
  • sugar. Insert cake pops into a styrofoam block to let stand until
  • set. Yield: 4 dozen.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.