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St. Paddy’s Day Kitty Pops

One way to catch a leprechaun? Lure him to your table with adorable Golden Oreo pops!


2/3 cup green fondant

1/2 cup canned vanilla frosting

1 pkg. (13.2 oz.) Mega Stuffed Golden Oreo cookies, ground

1 tsp. vanilla extract 16 (8") lollipop sticks

2 cups white candy melts, 12 oz., melted

1 cup light cocoa candy melts, melted

1 cup orange candy melts, melted

Styrofoamâ„¢ blocks Light corn syrup

Green edible glitter

Daisy sprinkles

Pink mint lentil candies

White confetti and pink jumbo nonpareil sprinkles

1 tube (4.25 oz.) black decorating icing, fitted with writing tip For hats, line baking sheet with wax paper. Divide 1/3 cup fondant into 16 portions; shape each into rounded cylinder, about 5/8" wide, as shown. On surface, roll out remaining fondant to 1/16" thickness. Using 1 1/8" round cutter, cut out 16 rounds. Transfer to baking sheet; dry overnight. Using frosting, attach cylinders to rounds; reserve.

For pops, line another baking sheet with wax paper. Combine cookie crumbs, frosting and vanilla until dough forms; divide into 16 portions. Shape each into a ball. For ears, pinch two points on top of each ball. Transfer to baking sheet; freeze 15 minutes. One at a time, insert lollipop stick into bottom of ball; remove stick. Dip stick into melted candy of choice; re-insert into hole. Insert into Styrofoam.

Reserve 2 Tbs. each white and light cocoa melted candy. One at a time, dip 12 pops into remaining white candy to cover completely; let excess drip off. Insert into Styrofoam. Dip 4 remaining shapes into light cocoa candy, remelting candy in microwave in 10-second intervals as needed. Insert into Styrofoam. Let dry 20 minutes. Dip part of balls into second color of candy as desired. Insert in Styrofoam; let dry 20 minutes.

Working with one at a time, lightly brush hats with corn syrup. Sprinkle with edible glitter. Attach daisy sprinkles with corn syrup. l Re-melt reserved candy melts. Attach lentils, confetti and nonpareils to pops with candy melts. With icing, pipe on whiskers and pupils. Attach hats with candy melts. Let dry, 20 minutes.

Servings: 16. Cals.: 542. Protein: 2 g. Fat: 26 g. (18 g. saturated). Chol.: 0 mg. Carbs.: g. Sodium: 140 mg. Fiber: 0 g. Sugar: 69 g. Kitchen time: 2 hours, 30 minutes. Total time: 3 hours + overnight.

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