Festive Brownie Pops
- Prep Time: 30 min
- Cook Time: 30 min
- Ready Time: 180 min
- Yield: 3 dozen
- Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
- 1 (18.4 oz.) package Pillsbury™ Family Size Dark Chocolate Brownie Mix
- 2/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme® Chocolate Fudge Flavored Frosting
- 36 lollipop sticks
- 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
- Finely chopped nuts or decorator sprinkles (optional)
- White baking chips or peanut butter chips, melted (optional)
- HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions using the oil, water and eggs. Bake in prepared pan according to package ddirections. Cool completely on wire rack. Line tray or baking sheet with wax paper.
- PLACE frosting in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 15 seconds; stir until smooth. Trim crisp edges from brownies if necessary. Coarsely crumble brownies over frosting. Mix gently into frosting. Roll into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared tray. Insert lollipop stick into center of each ball. Freeze 30 minutes.
- MEASURE chocolate chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes; stir. If necessary, microwave in additional 10 second intervals just until melted and smooth.
- DIP each frozen brownie pop into melted chocolate, tilting bowl and turning pop to coat completely. Allow excess chocolate to drip off. Immediately roll in chopped nuts, top with decorator sprinkles or drizzle with melted white or peanut butter chips. Place pops in individual foil candy cups on tray. Chill 5 minutes or until chocolate is set. Serve at room temperature.
Nutritional Information Per Serving
Serving Size (1 pop of 36), Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 60mg, Total Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 19g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.