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Chocolate-Chip Cookie Dough Cake Pops

24 Mar

Don’t need much of an introduction for these yummy pops, besides mentioning that they’re CRAZY easy to make and I used a slightly ghetto cake-pop method. What! I wanted cake pops fast and I was tired! Jeez, a chef can take some shortcuts!

Anyways, I used Betty Crocker chocolate Chip Cookie mix and instead of using regular butter, I used Land-O-Lakes 50% less fat butter spread. The result was fluffy cake-like chocolate-chip goodness. Why you may ask did I use buttery spread? Well, since I’m just a little obsessed with being healthy, I decided to cut the fat and calories a bit by using the 50% less fat spread! It was amazing!

Chocolate-Chip Cookie Dough Cake Pops:

  • 1 package Betty Crocker Chocolate-Chip Cookie Mix
  • 1/2 cup 50% less fat butter spread/margarine- at room temperature (I used Land-o-Lakes)
  • 1 egg- at room temperature
  • PAM Baking Flavor
  • 1 cup homemade vanilla frosting
  • 2-3 cups melted dark chocolate (I used Ghiradelli 70% Cacao)

Vanilla Frosting:

  • 2-3 cups sifted confectioner’s sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp milk (I used Skim Plus)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2-1 tbsp unsalted butter- at room temperature (Yes, I used real butter for this)

1. Preheat the oven 350 degrees. Spray a large cookie sheet with PAM. In a large bowl add cookie mix, egg and butter. Mix all together until incorporated well and forms into cookie-dough texture. Drop about 2 tbsp rounds onto the cookie sheet. Bake for about 12-15 minutes, until soft, and medium-brown on the bottom. Remove and cool.

2. To make the frosting, in a large bowl add the butter and beat with a hand mixer until creamy. With the mixer on low add in the sifted confectioner’s sugar, increasing the speed as you add more sugar. After you’ve added all the sugar, beat in about 2-3 tbsp milk and vanilla extract. Frosting should be thick and cream (as if you were to frost a cupcake). Pour more/less milk to achieve that consistency.

3. In a large bowl crumble about 3/4 of the batch of cookies. Add the frosting and mix until you’ve reached a crumbly, dough-like consistency. Roll into balls and place on the baking sheet to freeze for about 30 minutes. Before freezing, place a lollipop stick into the balls, so the stick hardens with the cake and stays put. Remove and dip one-by-one into the melted, cooled chocolate. stand up-right in a glass or stick into a styrofoam slab to dry. Eat! I liked mine with a glass of cold fat-free milk :)

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Posted by on March 24, 2011 in Baking, Chef Priyanka, Chocolate

 

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14 responses to “Chocolate-Chip Cookie Dough Cake Pops

  1. Laura Plumb

    March 24, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    What a delightful reinvention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie! With the added chocolate bonus covering the “pop” and and easy recipe, this is sure to be a winner in our home.

     
    • The Cooking Channel

      March 24, 2011 at 7:39 pm

      Great to hear that, thanks for commenting. Make sure to subscribe and come back often, for more chocolate recipes and tons of other videos and recipes.
      Tell your friends, spread the word :p Blabla, Nice picture by the way.

       
  2. chefpriyanka

    March 24, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    Hey,

    I saw the links- looks good! Are you putting a linkback to my site/blog? If so, where can I find it, because I don’t see it anywhere! Where it’s written “By chefPriyanka” the “chefPriyanka” should be a link to my blog. At least, that’s would I would do!

     
    • The Cooking Channel

      March 24, 2011 at 7:55 pm

      Yes, I was JUST about to blogroll you my dear. Hang on, it will be in the bookmark and blogroll section. And I will make your personal category: chef priyanka. To neaten things up.

      Regards,
      Bastiaan

       
    • The Cooking Channel

      March 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm

      Done, you now have your own category, and you are bookmarked + blogrolled. Great Partnership, thanks. Keep up the good work.

       
  3. chefpriyanka

    March 24, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    thanks! looks great

     
    • The Cooking Channel

      March 24, 2011 at 8:13 pm

      You’re welcome. Your work looks awesome, and so bloody detailed. It’s just nice to make post of your work.

       
  4. chefpriyanka

    March 24, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    haha hopefully people will stop by my blog too! :)

     

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