St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Pops

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

St. Patrick If you are looking for a fun and easy recipe to do with the kids, try these deliciously simple St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Pops. The kids will smile and giggle while making these treats, and will have something fun to give to family, friends, and classmates!

You will need:

20 vanilla wafer cookies 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 12-ounce bag white chocolate chips green and yellow gumdrops green Dots green andyellow Nerd candies Cake decorating writer gel in green, yellow, red, orange, and black 1 tube of green cake decorator frosting with tip green and yellow decorator sugar green food coloring ice cream or lollipopsticks wax paper or paper plates


Spread peanut butter onto the flat side of the cookies. Place an ice cream stick into the peanut butter on half the cookies. Top with another cookie so the stick is sandwiched between the two cookies. pops before dipping in chocolate

Melt chocolate chips in the microwave, one minute, then in 20 second increments, stirring until smooth. Before melting, seperate the white chips into two bowls. After melting, add a few drops of green food coloring to one of the bowls of white chips to make green chocolate.

Dip cookie pops in the melted chips, covering completely. Sprinkle with green and yellow sugar and lay or stand on waxed paper or paper plates. Place in refrigerator to chill.

Fun Variations


After coating with white chocolate, dip top of pop intogreen sugar. Slice two yellow gumdrops to make beard. Allow to dry on wax paper. Use black and red decorator gel for eyes and mouth, and for trim on hat.


Rainbow with Pot of Gold

After coating with white chocolate, cut a green Dot in half lengthwise, adhere to chocolate. Before chocolate has a chance to dry, place 3-5 yellow candy nerds “in” pot. Create a rainbow with various colored decroator gel.


After coating with white chocolate, sprinkle with yellow decorator sugar, then draw on a shamrock using green cake decorator icing.

Four Leaf Clover

After coating with green chocolate, use green sliced gumdrops to create clover leaves. Slice a small strip out of remaining gumdrop for stem. Use a green candy Nerd for the center of the clover. Note: Another variation is to use vanilla or chocolate frosting instead of peanut butter for the filling.

These can also be made without sticks. Use one stick to be able todip the cookies in chocolate and roll insprinkles, then remove the stick and put onwax paper or paper plates, then chill. Here’s what your kids will be doing when these yummy treats are finished! This recipe was adapted from Penny Warner’s Cookie Pops available inthe Kid’s Party Cookbook.

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