Dipped Cheesecake Pops

From NESTLE

Makes 22 to 24 pops

 

These “too cute” cheesecake pops are the perfect alternative to a cake at any celebration or birthday party.

INGREDIENTS

1 package (16 ounces) frozen cheesecake

1 3/4 to 2 cups NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Premier White Morsels

1 tablespoon vegetable oil or shortening

Colored sprinkles or sugars (optional)

1/2 cup NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels (optional)

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Line baking sheet with wax paper.

2.Remove cheesecake from freezer; thaw for 5 minutes. Cut cheesecake into 22 to 24 small even pieces.

3.Press pieces of cheesecake, including crust, into small ice cream scoop (1 to 1 1/2 tablespoon size). Working quickly, shape into 1 1/2-inch balls. Press one lollipop stick (or wooden craft stick) into each cheesecake ball. Place on prepared baking sheet and freeze for 1 hour.

4.Microwave white morsels and shortening in dry, medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH for 45 seconds; Stir. If needed, microwave at additional 15-second intervals, stirring vigorously after each interval, until morsels are melted.

5.Dip frozen cheesecake pops into melted morsels; shaking off excess and place on prepared baking sheet.

 

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