Moon Pie Owl Pops

Moon Pie Owl Pops by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

It’s almost Halloween! I’m so excited because this is the first Halloween in our new home and I can’t wait for the cute little trick or treaters. For the previous 10 years, at our old house, we didn’t have one trick or treater. Not one. But I never gave up hope. I bought tons of candy every year, kept my porch light on, and my door open, but sadly never saw a trick or treater.

This past weekend I picked up some more cutsie Halloween decorations at Michael’s to add to my collection. I got my son a giant purple sparkly light-up spider and put it on the hedge outside. I also got some little signs and the most adorable glittery purple owl candle holder.

Moon Pie Owl Pops by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

This cute little candle holder inspired me to make some owl themed sweets. I saw these on a site a while back. Using moon pies makes it so much easier. You don’t even have to bake, just assemble. You can find Moon Pies at southern grocery stores, Cracker Barrel, and online. You can also make these owls on chocolate frosted cupcakes or large chocolate frosted cookies.

Moon Pie Owl Pops by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

Moon Pie Owl Pops by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe Moon Pie Owl Pops by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

Moon Pie Owl Pops by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

Moon Pie Owl Pops

Yield: 4 pops

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

4 chocolate moon pies
1/4 cup sliced almonds
16 Oreo cookies
pre-packaged chocolate cookie frosting
pre-packaged blue cookie frosting
pre-packaged green cookie frosting
8 brown M&M's
4 pieces of candy corn
4 lollipop sticks

Directions:

Halve oreo cookies and use the side with the filling as the eye. Attach the Oreo cookie to the Moon Pie with chocolate cookie frosting. Use chocolate, green, or blue frosting for the eye and place a brown M&M on top as the pupil.

Use more chocolate frosting between the Oreo eyes and place on the almond feathers. Add additional chocolate frosting and attach the candy corn nose.

Insert the lollipop stick and allow about 1 hour for cookie frosting to harden.

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13 Responses to “Moon Pie Owl Pops”

  1. 1
    Cassie — October 16, 2012 @ 5:27 pm

    Angie, these could not be any cuter. Love your creativity!

  2. 2
    Paula - bell'alimento — October 16, 2012 @ 6:00 pm

    Oh my gosh those are the CUTEST!

  3. 3
    Allison Day — October 16, 2012 @ 8:48 pm

    Oh my goodness, those are so terribly cute! As someone with an October birthday, I totally wish I were 5 years old again so I could ask my mom to make these for my birthday party. ;D

  4. 4
    katie — October 16, 2012 @ 8:56 pm

    Seriously, these are the cutest pops ever!!! I love how easy they are to make!

  5. 5
    Aggie — October 17, 2012 @ 6:13 am

    Oh my gosh, these are the cutest things ever!! I hope you get lots of trick or treaters this year!! :)

  6. 6
    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — October 17, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    HOLY CUTENESS!!! I’m in love with these guys and I know my kids will be too!

  7. 7
    Jan — October 17, 2012 @ 9:52 am

    I love these! My dad used to always talk about having moon pies and RC Cola when he was a kid, so this brings me good memories. I’ll have to make them for my son and nieces and nephews to pass along the legacy.
    But how on earth did you get such a perfect blue circle for the eye?
    Jan

  8. 8
    Kristen — October 17, 2012 @ 3:42 pm

    These are so adorable! You would love this little owl thing I bought at Pier 1 over the last week… http://www.pier1.com/Spiced-Cake-Owl-Potpourri/2627034,default,pd.html

    Isn’t that adorable?

  9. 9
    Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles — October 17, 2012 @ 10:00 pm

    My daughter just caught sight of these over my shoulder and almost jumped into the screen. Super cute!!

  10. 10
    Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen — October 18, 2012 @ 12:10 am

    How cute!

  11. 11
    Karen Medlin — October 18, 2012 @ 1:16 pm

    these are adorable!

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  13. 12
    Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom — October 19, 2012 @ 4:30 pm

    Wow, LOVE these!!! crazy cute!

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