Brownie, Cake, and Cheesecake Pops Recipes

Cake pops, moist bites of cake and frosting on a stick, are all the rage now! Learn how to make cake pops, as well as brownie pops, cheesecake pops, and seasonal cake pop variations. Also, check out this list of all cake-based candy recipes.

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    Nutella Cake Pops
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Nutella Cake Pops are a delicious twist on regular cake pops! These candies are made with moist chocolate cake and Nutella, and topped with chopped hazelnuts. 

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    Brownie Pops
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Brownie Pops are fun, playful candies that combine two favorite tastes into one great candy. Brownies and chocolate frosting are mixed and formed into balls that are placed on sticks and dipped in chocolate. These “pops” taste like decadent fudgy brownies and make perfect party food or favors.

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    Candy Cane Brownie Pops

    Candy Cane Brownie Pops
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Candy Cane Brownie Pops are bite-sized bites of minty brownies on a stick, covered in chocolate and crushed candy canes! These are perfect party appetizers or desserts, or package them individually in cellophane and give them as edible gifts!

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    Cheesecake Pops
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Cheesecake Pops are delicious balls of real cheesecake, covered in bright candy coating and served on a lollipop stick. You can use any flavor of baked cheesecake you like, and can substitute white or milk chocolate for the dark chocolate coating. These cheesecake pops can be playful or elegant, but they’re always delicious.

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  • 05 of 10
    Peanut Butter and Jelly Pops
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Cake pops are a bit of a misnomer for this candy--they could more accurately be called "doughnut pops"! Doughnut holes are used in place of cake, so these candies come together in a snap. They have a surprise filling of peanut butter and jelly inside, but you can experiment with using frosting or Nutella instead.

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    Love Pops
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Love Pops are a romantic variation of Brownie Pops. Give them to your sweetie on Valentine's Day or any other romantic holiday, or use the basic principles of shaping the pops to make any other shape you want.

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    Easter Egg Cake Pops
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Make your Easter sweeter with these Easter Egg Cake Pops! Moist bites of cake and frosting are formed into egg shapes, made into lollipops, and decorated to look like festive Easter eggs. Don't miss the tutorial with step-by-step photos showing how to make Easter egg cake pops!

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    Pumpkin Cake Pops
    Elizabeth LaBau

    These fall-themed pumpkin cake pops use pumpkin spice cake and cream cheese frosting to create adorable jack-o-lantern cake pops. There is also a photo tutorial showing how to make pumpkin cake pops.

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  • 09 of 10
    Ghost Cake Pops
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Boo! Scare up some oohs and aahs when you make these spooky-sweet ghost cake pops. Don't miss the tutorial with step-by-step photos showing how to make ghost cake pops.

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    Candy Corn Cake Pops

    Candy Corn Cake Pops
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    They're not candy corn, but they sure look like it! Get into the Halloween spirit with these cake pops decorated to look like candy corn. And of course, there's a handy tutorial showing you how to make candy corn cake pops.