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grinch cake pops recipe

Grinch Cake Pops

Grinch Cake Pops. Chocolate covered cake balls on a stick that are decorated to look like the Grinch! The perfect easy Christmas cake pop recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword grinch cake pops
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 174kcal
Author Lauren


  • 1 chocolate cake boxed mix baked and cooled or homemade chocolate cake.
  • 1 cup buttercream frosting
  • 36 ounce Green Candy Coating melts
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • Heart Sprinkles


  • Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on the box or use a homemade cake mix.
  • Allow to cool for about 30 minutes.
  • Crumble cake into a large bowl.
  • Add frosting and mix thoroughly with hands.
  • Measure cake mixture and roll into 1″ sized balls.
  • Place on a wax paper lined baking sheet.
  • Place in the fridge for 20-30 minutes to firm up.
  • Dip the lollipop stick in a small amount of coating before inserting into the cake ball.
  • Melt the candy coating according to directions on package and add the shorting, be careful not to overheat.
  • Dip cake pops in melted candy and allow excess coating to drip off by tapping your wrist and place in the Styrofoam block or a box with holes to set.
  • Before the chocolate coating is dry add a red heart sprinkle to right hand side of the cake pop.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg