Who says cake pops need to be circles? These festive Twinkle Tree Christmas Cake Pops are shaped to look like little trees...and they sparkle and shine with Christmas cheer! A fun treat to have on display at Christmas or to give as gifts or stocking stuffers to family and friends, these holiday desserts take the stress out of Christmas baking. Use Pearlized Sugar to help your trees sparkle and shine, and top your trees off with white Sugar Pearls for an added touch of class. A fun snack to give to teachers and bring to potlucks, these tasty Christmas desserts are a fun and easy project for decorators of all skill levels.
Make cake pops. Prepare cake pops mixture following recipe directions. Firmly pack mixture in cavities of bite-size tree silicone mold. Unmold pops, trim off trunk. Insert 6 in. lollipop sticks and chill following recipe directions in pops decorating stand.
Cover cake pops. Melt white Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Use spatula to ice bottoms smooth. Chill until firm, 5 to 10 minutes. Place pops, candy side down, on cooling grid over parchment-lined cake board. Cover pops with melted white candy. Tap to settle.
Cover pops with emerald, silver, ruby or gold pearlized sugar. Chill until firm, 10 to 15 minutes.
Use melted candy in cut disposable bag to attach white Sugar Pearls for ornaments. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.