Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Oreo Pops

Last night Katie and I made oreo pops :) They are so easy and delicious!! We dipped mint and original oreos in dark chocolate mint and white chocolate candy melts. The dark chocolate mint/mint oreo pops were the best in my opinion. How can you go wrong with chocolate and mint?

Here is what you'll need to make these cuties:
A box of oreos
Lollipop sticks
A couple bags of Candy Melts
Styrofoam blocks

The supply amounts will vary depending on how many cookies you decide to dip. The good thing about these are you can make as many or as few as you want! We wanted 2 different kinds so we dipped almost 2 boxes, and used about 3 bags of Candy Melts.

1. First melt your Candy Melts as directed on the bag (heat a cup full for about 25 seconds at a time until melted. And add shortening to thin it - this will make it easier to dip).

2. Dip your lollipop stick into the melted chocolate about 3/4 of an inch.

3. Stick your lollipop stick halfway into the cookie.
*One thing we noticed was that the mint oreos had more cream filling, so it was easier to insert the stick. For the original oreos: open the oreo, insert your stick in the middle of the cookie. Put a small dab of melted chocolate in the middle and seal with the other half of the oreo. Leave in the freezer for a few minutes to really seal the stick inside the before you dip*

4. Dip your pop into the Candy Melts and tap off any excess chocolate.

5. Pour on your sprinkles and place in a styrofoam block to dry.

6. Let dry and voila! Cute and easy treat or party favor!

What else can I put on a stick and dip in chocolate??

Monday, October 10, 2011

Photo Shoot Fun

I few months back I posted this blog on Ballerina Inspiration. Yesterday I took 3 girls out and we did a similar shoot. Now this was just for fun and I'm not a professional, but I think we got some great shots! Here are just a few...

Pretty fun right? :)