Sunday, January 22, 2012

Brownie Pops

Cake pops have been all the rage this past year. Everyone is making them! Walgreen's had a kit for making cake pops (it was on my Christmas list, but unfortunately I didn't get it) and every time I walk in to Starbucks I want to buy the cake pops in the counter. They look delicious! So today I thought to myself, how hard are they to make? Instead of cake pops I decided to make brownie pops. What I discovered was an amazing treat that tasted just like the chocolate truffles my "Mimi" would have at her house every Christmas. She ordered a huge box of truffles with a variety of flavors.  You can just eat one! Mimi's house is where I discovered my love for chocolate. It all started when she would make breakfast in bed for me and my sister on Saturday mornings with scrambled eggs, bacon, and a cup of hot chocolate with mini marshmallows. That, my friend, is the true breakfast of champions!

Happy Baking!

Brownie Pops

Brownie Mix
Popsicle sticks
1-2 packages Baker's Chocolate
1-2 packages Baker's White Chocolate


1.  Make brownies according to recipe.
2. Once cooled, cut the brownies into small squares. Roll these squares into a ball and push popsicle stick in ball a little over half way.
3.  Melt the chocolate in microwave, stirring every 10-15 seconds. Be careful to not overcook, which is easy to do. Once it's almost melted it is usually done. Just keep stirring and it continues to melt.
4. Dip the balls into the chocolate.  Depending on how big your balls are and how many you have will determine the amount of chocolate you will need.
5. Place on parchment paper until chocolate has dried. You can place it in the refrigerator to speed the process up. The chocolate will loose it's glossiness and get a hard consistency.
6. Once the chocolate has hardened, melt the white chocolate.  Dip the brownie pops in the white, but leaving some of the chocolate visible.
7. Dip into sprinkles.  (Hint: Place sprinkles in cupcake liners for the sprinkles or small ramekin.)

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