During the holiday season friends and family get together to share good times and memories. Special meals are prepared and are focused on each individual holiday. Just before Christmas there is a lot of holiday baking. Sweets, desserts, cookies, and the like are often prepared. These Holiday Cookie Pops are easy to make and will add a festive mood to your holiday feast.
Holiday Candy Cookie Pops
Cookie Pop Ingredients
1 package of Double Stuffed Oreo Chocolate cookies
1 package candy sticks
1 pack of Ghirardelli white chocolate wafers
Royal Icing Ingredients
2 egg whites
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
Red & green gel food coloring
Cookie Pop Directions
Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.
Separate the Oreo cookies, keeping the filling in place. Keep the separated Oreo cookie intact.
Put the candy stick in the center of the filling one half of the way up the cookie.
Melt the white chocolate in a double boiler, stirring occasionally.
Dip the half of the Oreo cookie piece without the filling into the melted white chocolate to add as “glue”.
Place the dipped Oreo cookie half on top of the other half. The other half with the filling.
Place the dipped cookies on the lined cookie sheet and into the freezer for 10 minutes.
Remove the Oreo cookie from the freezer and automatically dip it into the melted white chocolate again.
Place each dipped cookie onto the lined cookie sheet and put in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
As you can see by changing up the color of the cookie pop holder you get a totally different look.
Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.
Spoon the icing into a bowl.
Take out 2 TBSP of icing and leaving it white.
Divide the icing into two bowls.
The first bowl add red gel food coloring, stir to mix..
The second bowl add green gel food coloring, stirring to mix.
Spoon the red icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip.
Spoon the green icing also into another piping bag with a #2 tip.
Begin on the outside edge of each of the cookies with the icing and work toward the center in a circle motion with one color then alternate on another cookie with the green icing.
Allow the iced cookies to dry.