As though we needed another reason to celebrate this week, other than donuts being the best blob of dough ever invented; it's Thanksgiving. And, as we humans tend to wrap every holiday possible in all manner of food, why not bring donuts? Or in this case, Donut Pops. So, I searched high and low for a wonderful new way to celebrate this holiday of feasting donut style, and found this wonderful recipe from the folks at Cheeky Kitchen, taken from Bakerella, the masters of all things cake pop!
I'm looking forward to trying these myself and wish you all Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving Donut Hole Pops
FOR ALL THE DONUT POPS:
1 box plain donut holes
1 package of Candiquik chocolate flavored candy melt
15-20 long, thin wooden popscicle sticks
ALSO NEEDED FOR BASIC DONUT POPS:
1/5 cup chocolate sprinkles
ALSO NEEDED FOR THE TURKEY DONUT POPS:
2 tablespoons mini white chocolate chips
1 tablespoon blue or green flat, circular sprinkles
15-20 candy corns
15-20 red Jelly Belly jellybeans or red licorice candies
ALSO NEEDED FOR THE ACORN POPS:
5 pretzel sticks, broken into half-inch pieces
1/4 cup chopped nuts
FOR BASIC DONUT POPS:
For basic chocolate covered donut pops, melt the Candiquik according to package directions. Carefully press a wooden popscicle stick into the center of a donut hole, then roll it around gently until covered with chocolate coating. Allow any excess chocolate to drip off of the donut pop. Decorate immediately using any of the three techniques below.
TO MAKE THE BASIC POPS:
Add 2 tablespoons chocolate sprinkles
TO MAKE THE TURKEY DONUT POPS:
TO MAKE THE ACORN POPS: