Reindeer Cake Pops Recipe

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Reindeer Cake Pops Recipe

Learn how to make adorable Reindeer Cake Pops with this easy and delicious recipe. Perfect for Christmas parties and holiday treats. These cute reindeer cake pops will surely delight both kids and adults alike. Follow the simple steps below to create this festive and whimsical dessert.


  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate frosting
  • 12 lollipop sticks
  • 24 edible candy eyes
  • 12 red M&M’s candies (for the reindeer noses)
  • 24 pretzels (for the reindeer antlers)
  • 1 cup of chocolate melting wafers
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable shortening


  1. Bake the chocolate cake according to the package instructions. Let it cool completely.
  2. Crumble the cooled cake into a large bowl. Add the chocolate frosting and mix until well combined.
  3. Take about 2 tablespoons of the cake mixture and roll it into a ball. Place it on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  4. Insert a lollipop stick into each cake ball. Place the baking sheet in the refrigerator for 1 hour to firm up the cake pops.
  5. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate melting wafers and vegetable shortening in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until smooth and melted.
  6. Dip each cake pop into the melted chocolate, gently tapping off any excess. Place it back on the baking sheet.
  7. While the chocolate is still wet, attach two candy eyes, a red M&M for the nose, and two pretzels for the antlers.
  8. Place the cake pops back in the refrigerator for another 30 minutes to allow the chocolate to set.

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: Makes 12 cake pops

These Reindeer Cake Pops are the perfect Christmas dessert. They are not only cute and festive, but also delicious and easy to make. The combination of moist chocolate cake and rich chocolate frosting creates a decadent and indulgent treat that everyone will love.

The addition of the edible candy eyes, red M&M nose, and pretzel antlers adds a whimsical touch and makes these cake pops resemble adorable little reindeer. They are guaranteed to delight kids and adults alike at any holiday gathering or Christmas party.

With just a few simple ingredients and easy steps, you can create these festive and fun Reindeer Cake Pops in no time. They make for a great edible gift or dessert centerpiece for your holiday celebrations. Get creative with different decorations and colors to personalize your reindeer cake pops.

So, this holiday season, impress your friends and family with these cute and delicious Reindeer Cake Pops. They are sure to bring joy and smiles to everyone’s faces. Happy baking and Merry Christmas!