Snowman Cake Pops

I made these snowmen pops last year and just never got around to posting them. I think they are pretty darn cute. The black confetti sprinkles are perfect for two eyes made out of coal. The noses are orange sunflower seeds. The mouths are drawn on with a black edible ink pen.

The hats are made from regular and mini size Oreos.


Cookies make them even more awesome don’t you think.

Want to make some? Follow the basic instructions for cake pops and use the following to decorate:

White candy melts
Black confetti sprinkles
Orange sunflower seeds
Black edible ink pen
Regular Oreos
Miniature Oreos
Styrofoam block

  • Prepare the hats first. Separate Oreos and remove the creme center. The miniature Oreos can get a lot of crumbs stuck to the side of the creme center, so take a toothpick and scrape the surface off for a white edge.
  • Use some of the melted coating to attach the miniature Oreo to the regular size Oreo half and set aside.
  • Dip the cake pops and while the coating is still wet, attach the sunflower seed nose and the Oreo hat and let dry.
  • Then attach the confetti sprinkle eyes by dotting on a small amount of coating with a toothpick and attach the sprinkles.
  • Draw the mouths with the edible ink pen and let dry standing in a styrofoam block.

And voila … Snowman Cake Pops … or Snowhead Cake Pops … nevermind.

Now these are pretty cute like I said before… they remind me of what a snowman would look if I tried to build one in the yard. Not that we ever really get that much snow here. They are more like ice men than snowmen in the south. But this weekend I was thinking about them and I decided they were a just little too generic.

So I decided to try something a little more iconic.

Prepare yourself. These really are cute.


Stop it. I can hardly believe they are real and I made them.


The hats were made by tinting white candy coating with black candy color to get a dark gray. Then the coating was poured into these candy molds.


Now, if you want a more floppy hat look like the ones in the back of this photo, then try dipping Reese’s in the gray candy color.


Unwrap them first… but you knew that. And make sure the coating has cooled off or else it will melt the candies before you can attach them to the hat base.

Want to make some of these? These are more involved, but you can do it. I know you can because a lot of you have been sending me some fantastic pics of snowmen. With licorice scarves and Rolo hats. Keep em coming. Follow the basic instructions for cake pops and use the following to decorate:

White candy melts
White confetti sprinkles
Red mini M&M’s
Black edible ink pen
Red edible ink pen
Black candy color
Pink jumbo confetti sprinkles (You can find jumbo flower sprinkles and you can skip drawing the petals. I just didn’t have any on hand.
Blue confetti sprinkles
Orange gumdrops
Japanese somen noodles (you can also use pasta, it’s just a little thicker.)
Disc candy mold
Cordial cup candy mold
Reese’s (optional)

  • Prepare the hats first. Melt candy coating and add candy coloring until the desired shade of gray is achieved.
  • Pour coating in the molds and place in the freezer for a few minutes to set.
  • When completely dry, remove and attach the top of the hat to the base by using some melted candy coating.
  • Then attach a pink jumbo sprinkle to the hat using a small amount of candy coating. Next attach a smaller blue confetti sprinkle on top of the pink one. If you can find jumbo flower sprinkles, you can skip drawing the petals on.
  • With a black edible ink pen draw on the hat details if you like. But be prepared to suck up the ink in your edible in pens.
  • Now dip the cake pops in white candy coating. Before the coating sets, attach the hats to the snowman head.
  • Use a new block of styrofoam… one that hasn’t been used for cake pops before. Because you will want these to stand straight up due to the weight of the hat. If you use old styrofoam, the integrity of the holes may be compromised and they might fall over.
  • When they are completely dry, attach the nose and eyes using more melted candy coating.
  • Draw on the mouths and the eye details with the black edible ink pen.
  • Then cut some orange gumdrops into smaller shapes.
  • Use a toothpick to drill a small hole in the cake pop mouth.
  • Break noodles down into one inch pieces and insert one end into the gumdrop shape and the other into the mouth for pipes. By the way these will be extremely delicate, so space them out in the styrofoam.
  • Note: you can also drill holes into a wood block to guarantee straight holes.

Oh yeah…

Happy New Year!!!

You know I had to kick it off with cake pops, so hope you like em.


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296 comments on “Snowman Cake Pops”

  1. Oh my goodness, the Frosty cake pops are absolutely adorable! Too cute!

  2. Oh. My. Goodness! Those are too cute! I thought the reindeer were amazing, but these are unbelievable! Wow!

  3. THESE
    AMAZING!!! and now I MUST try them!!!!! lol

  4. omgoodness! the Frosty ones are spot on!

  5. Adorable!!

  6. Cutest thing ever! Bakerella you are a genius!

  7. So darn cute!! You are a wonder!

  8. My jaw just dropped when I saw those. Wow!

  9. Sooo cute! You’ve really outdone your self this time.

  10. Seriously you just overdid it. I thought the mini PW cookbooks were insane but this frosty look alike is AWESOME! Thanks for sharing. LOVE IT!

    I think you and I were meant to be the best of friends…

  11. I cannot believe how cute these are! As always, I’m impressed with (and envious of) your talent!

  12. Seriously, Bakerella? SERIOUSLY??

    These are A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E!!!

  13. my first time to comment here although I regularly check out your site. You are SO talented. My daughter in law has made cake balls for Christmas the last two years and checks out your site for inspiration. Thanks for all the creative and cute ideas!

  14. ACK!!! Just when I think you can’t get any cuter….. you are!

  15. Sweet! With all the snow we have in New York and my absolute love of snowmen, your timing is impecable!

  16. My son is going to absolutely love the Frosty Pops! Of course, the idea of trying to make them kinda terrifies me but he’ll at least love seeing the pictures :)

  17. So ridiculously cute! I might just have to make these!

  18. LOVE THE SNOWMAN pops… w/ the cute mini oreo’s … to cute! HELP? WHERE is the recipe to make just your original round cake pops.. I have searched, but still no luck! LOVE UR SITE!

  19. AWESOME, just AWESOME!!!

    Happy New Year and THANK YOU for all your baking goodness! ;-)

  20. I loved the first snowman pops, and I nearly passed out when I saw the second! SO AWESOME!

  21. Is there anything you can’t make? Your talent is amazing!

  22. LOVE these!! I thought the first ones were sooo cute but I kept scrolling and it gets even better. This is my first time commenting but I have been reading your posts for awhile. Your ideas are simply amazing!

  23. Thanks guys!

    Jennie Larsen – it’s hyperlinked in the post

    “basic cake pop instructions” above.

  24. SO CUTE! The frosty pops are perfect! They look just like him!

  25. OMG! Too freaking cute!

  26. I love these! They are so cute! I tried making the oreo truffles a few days before christmas and I had a hard time getting them to be completely covered, and they lost their shape while i was dipping them…. they tasted great though. How do you get your to cover so nicely?

  27. Oh my, those are adorable.

  28. Those are so cute! You are so creative, I love seeing what you come up with!

  29. I love the Frosty details – the hat and pipe are SO cute.

  30. Fantásticos!!!! felicidades eres la maestra ;)

    Saludos desde España. Paula

  31. I have to say Bakerella, that it sometimes annoys me how amazing your creations look. I bake cakes as a 2nd job and you really inspire me to make my creations look as awe inspiring as yours do.

  32. Both ways result in super cute pops! Been checking every so often tonight for your post…always look forward to it!!

  33. I’m in awe of your creativity! I think the first ones look like the snowman in the Pixar Short film (the one stuck in the snow globe)…. and the second reminds me of the snowman from the Classic Christmas movie – Frosty.


  34. Very C_U_T_E!
    Frosty is my favorite movie, I love when he says
    “Happy Birthday”
    All your creations are amazing :)

  35. Ughhh!!! Another cute creation I MUST MAKE! =) They are so awesome! I love both creations, the 2nd ones seem more refined! KEY-UTENESS

  36. The frosty pops are the cutest things ever! Adorable!!

  37. DAMN!!! You are so CREATIVE and TALENTED!!!!! These “Frosty’s” are so Darned Cute!!

    Where did your creativity come from? just curious. I think I got mine from my Maternal Grandmother.

  38. AHHH! LOVE THEM!!! i don’t know how you do it but you are my HERO! :D

  39. No way! These frosty fellas are BEYOND adorable. You should put together a coffee table style book of your cake pops. I know I would look at it over and over and over.

    You are awesome, Bakerella! I always tell my family that I would invite you and PW to my birthday party. If I was having one. :)

  40. Yes 110% love them!!! I just love snowmen. I am going to have to make them. Thank you so much for your posts. I just love your site and look forward to it every week.

  41. ugh too cute!

  42. Wow! You are a serious genius at this cake pop thing!!!

  43. So very cute! Thanks for always inspiring us! I may never make these but it is fun to know it is possible. :)

  44. So, so cute!!

  45. Bakerella,

    I LOVE your photography and backdrops! Your cake pops are great, too! Would love to know what camera, setting and any photo tricks (props, time of day, backdrop) you use to take your pics! They are just amazing!

  46. oooh, i wish you had posted these earlier. these are so adorable!!! i’ll have to file this away for next year.
    thanks so much for sharing all of your creations.

  47. I thought the Sesame Street cake pops were the best thing I’d ever seen, until today…wow! I love these, they’re soooo Frosty!!! Good Job.

  48. Amazing. They are just PERFECT. I love them. A genius, as always.

    I also made mine last year but posted them some days ago. It is hard to believe but this season is almost over and my first cake balls (bizcobolas) are still something to do. I must solve it!!!

    Have a perfect 2010, Bakerella.
    Cheers from Spain.

  49. Wow, these frosty cake pops are too cute!!

    Happy New Year Angie!

  50. The sticks…thattake it from cake balls to cake ‘pops’ where do I find those? I’m about to make them for the first time!

  51. The last year’s version are adorable and could double as little snowmen flaminco dancers with those little hats, but this year’s version is perfection.

  52. Oh my… they’re great!!! Cutest Frosties ever seen

  53. I don’t know how you do it, but *every damn time* I think you cannot possibly reinvent these things, you come up with another idea that makes me squeal out loud at my monitor.

  54. Awesome!!
    Sorry I am out of words now…! Love the little snowmen.,..

  55. can’t wait to try these out and surprise the kids and their friends! :)

  56. You are just awesome..These are adorable…

  57. Too cute! I don’t know how you come up with this stuff!

  58. You, my dear, have out done yourself! These are amazing!

  59. You are an amazing, talented soul that brings happiness to the world with your creations ;)

  60. Wow, these are gorgeous!!! So creative!!

  61. LOVE THESE!!!!
    Snowmen are my favorite!!

  62. OMG girl! Sooo cute! My daughter and I were making the reindeer pops at Christmas and she said “Mom you should make snowmen.” I am so glad you did, I will have to show these to her! I love your blog!

  63. I’m at the airport, I missed my flight, I’m grouchy. These Snowmen Pops made my laugh and got me out of my funk! They are awesome! Thanks for putting a smile on my face! Now if I only had a snowman pop right now…..

  64. Frosty is the cutest cake pop I’ve ever seen!

  65. Lord have mercy, you made my heart go pitter patter.

  66. I LOVE THEM!! I made cake pops for our Christmas party this year…I have yet to post them!!
    I LOVE FOLLOWING your blog!! Keep it up!!

  67. amazing cake pops…as always..I love them!

  68. OMG! You have outdone yourself!!! These are absolutely amazing! I am a huge Frosty fan (something to do with being named Karyn and having a snowman obsession ever since I was a kid) and these just made my day!

    Thanks for sharing!

  69. Thank you for giving me the first thing to smile about probably all new year. Those are just too cute, and what I needed to start this day.

  70. How well do these survive being mailed? These would be cute in goody boxes for distant relatives.

  71. LOVE LOVE LOVE your attention to detail and the fact that you are an over the top perfectionist!!! Awesome!!

  72. My goodness! These are the cutest things I’ve ever seen!

    I’m totally making these next Christmas with my daughter :)

  73. love them!! I was sad I didn’t have time to make Christmas cake pops this year, but I think snowmen are perfect for January! Thanks! :)

  74. Ok these are the cutest things ever!!! but i do have a question for you, I follow your blog and absoutley LOVE it….but over the hoilday i tried to make your cake pops and I was doing so good until i got to the point of covering the ball????? i was using melting candies and for some reason it look like one of those squezzy balls with the spikes on it, it wasnt pretty at all. I tried melting the candies some more to see if the hotter it got it would be dippable but nope that didnt work either……can you please please please tell me the trick to covering the balls so at ease???? thanks so much Shannon

  75. Holy cow….How gosh darn cute are these?! I cannot wait to make ’em. Thank you for making my Monday morning so much better! You rock :-)

  76. You are the “Queen of Cute”!

  77. you have done it again! i hope you continue to outdo yourself forever and ever. these are fantastic!

  78. You are amazing and these are so cute!! I have to try these one day!

  79. So creative.

  80. These are my favorite ones yet! I love all things snowmen and collect them. I actually like the Oreo ones better than Frosty! SO cute!
    Happy Winter!

  81. The Frosty pops are amazing. I can’t believe it- they look exactly like the cartoon version.

  82. TOO CUTE! I have to ask…who would want to eat something so cute. I would want to save it forever…but I guess that’s why you take such great photos of all your creations. Who go to eat them?

  83. Tus creaciones son muy lindas. Eres una gran artesana.
    ¡Feliz Año Nuevo para tí también!
    Saludos desde Chile.

  84. Amazing! Those Frosty pops are spot on!

  85. Those are gorgeous, so perfect!

  86. I shouldn’t have looked at these before noon, because now I’m wondering how much effort it would take to make them just so I can admire their cuteness in person & EAT THEM.

  87. Adorable! I wish I was more talented with edible art.

  88. Oh. My. Gosh. So cute! The Frosty ones look just like the cartoon!!!!!! And the snowman ones are adorable, too! Love, love, love them!!! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!

  89. *clap* *clap* *clap*
    these are just beyond awesome. you’ve completely outdone yourself this time!

  90. OH.MY.WORD!
    These are unbelieveable! Seriously these could win an award. Heck, anything you make coudl win an award!

    You’ve really outdone yourself. PERFECT! LOVE THEM!!!!

  91. You are completely amazing!!! These (all of them) are absolutely adorable!!!


  92. love these sooo adorable.

  93. Oh, Bakerella… Why do you do this to me?
    I am renovating my kitchen, so I have not been able to use it for MONTHS! Every time I see one of your gorgeous posts, it is torture not being able to get in there and give it a try!

    You are so talented! Sooooooo talented!!!

    Happy New Year :)

  94. Yay! Frosty cake pops! It’s way too cold today to venture out for supplies, so I’ll have to settle for looking at them here. Actually, I’m not sure I could bring myself to eat them anyway. Too cute, as always!

    I love this site. :)

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