Monday, September 20, 2010

Oreo Jack-O-Lantern Pops

Last week Megan at Megan's Cookin' and I were admiring some really cute Oreo in Disguise cookie pops that are dressed up as apples over at Cookies and Cups.  They are really cute and as we chatted about them, we both thought it would be fun to try them out, but make pumpkins/jack-o-lanterns.  The apples are just Oreos on a stick, dipped in red candy melts and a pretzel in the top for the stem.  The pumpkin idea would be just as simple, but with a face frosted on.  A green ribbon is tied to the stem to look like leaves. 

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I must tell you that while I made the Oreo Pumpkin Pops and for the most part it was fun, making yummy treats really cute looking is just not my forte.  For that same reasoning, I have never attempted cake decorating.  I actually would like to take a few classes someday.  I can’t even swirl frosting on a cupcake and make it look good.

Anyway, these are super easy to make with candy melts.  I did the faces with some fondant icing that comes in a perfect little tube with a small tip.  The boys like these more than I thought they would.  You want to be sure to use Double Stuf Oreos so the stick and pretzel stem fits inside.  I used some Oreos I hadn’t seen before called Heads and Tails.  One side of the cookie is the vanilla cookie and the other side is the traditional chocolate Oreo.

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You could do these with all kinds of themes-Christmas ornaments, basketballs, baseballs.  What other ideas can you think of?

Check out Megan’s pumpkin Oreos.  If you check and she hasn’t posted hers yet, keep checking.  I can’t wait to see hers.  (I know they’ll look much better than mine, I’ve seen some great sugar cookie decorating she’s done!)  You can also check out the Apple Pops at Cookies and Cups (links are provided above).  Thanks for cookie poppin’ along with me, Megan! ;)

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These would be really cute wrapped individually to give to someone or for a school class party.

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Sorry about the poor quality of photos (lately that’s me, it seems).  Plus, I didn’t finish these and take pictures until it was late one night.  

24 comments:

Anonymous said...

Those Oreo Jack-O-Lantern Pops look amazing! Thanks for the great blog! I love it.

Rita
Gourmet Cookies

Megan said...

You did a terrific job on these!!! They are adorable. I better hurry up and get my pictures and post done. Thanks for making them with me. It was fun!

RecipeGirl said...

They are darling. The sort of thing that kids absolutely love!

Fallon said...

You are so creative. That is great to make for the kids. For Christmas you can make ornaments and maybe get the kids involved to decorate their own!

I rather do these then buy the store bought cookies/pops for the holidays. They always taste off.

April said...

They are adorable!!

Suzanne aka vivisue said...

Ooooooo, sooooooooooo cute! I'm NOT a baker or decorator either, but you certainly could have fooled me by looking at these treats! Great job!

Megan said...

Those are great - I remember doing a project like that with Alexander's class - back when he was in pre-school. Kids love oreo's - plus dipped in candy makes them impossible to resist.

Scott Family said...

That's funny, Mark just bought those same oreos this past week and says they are the best ones. Cute

Maria said...

Too cute!

Kudos Kitchen said...

Katrina these are adorable! Love the idea of having them as school treats! So cute!!!

Jennifurla said...

Great Great idea

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Barbara @ Modern Comfort Food said...

These are such a wonderfully creative idea, Katrina, and sure to bring joy to trick or treaters. Heck, if you weren't so far away, I'd get myself costume and pop by your house on Halloween to get some of these myself!

jillbert said...

Totally cute! I like all of your jack-o-lantern faces, and the candy corn is really cute too!

Pamela said...

What a fun idea! I think you're right about giving them as treats for a class party. I know my kids would LOVE these.

cookies and cups said...

Love these!! You did an awesome job ~ the chocolate is so smooth!

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

Hahaha. I remember seeing these on cookies and cups, a great idea, and you did it very neatly!

Lana @ Never Enough Thyme said...

What a cute idea! All my little trick-or-treaters would love some of these.

Jaime said...

what a cute adaptation of the apple pops!

Emily said...

Cute, cute, cute! I'm going to have to make these for Halloween.

Amanda said...

How cute Katrina!! Bet the boys LOVED those :)

Eliana said...

What a fun treat! These are making me so excited for Halloween :)

Mimi said...

Such a cute idea!
Mimi

Katherine Martinelli said...

These are too cute!! What a great idea, I love it! Thanks again for linking up to my Halloween blog hop, so glad to discover these great recipes :-)