Halloween Oreo Eyeball Pops

I am headed out to The Creative Connection today and am excited for all the great classes and speakers they have lined up…but I still wanted to have something to share with you all.  Last week I was a guest over at Eighteen 25 as part of their Spooktacular series!  I shared with their readers my Eyeball version of Oreo’s on a stick.  You know…my obsession with food on a stick…in particular…Oreos?  I wanted to be able to have them here so that you guys can reference them to in case these may be something you are interested in fun Halloween Recipes.

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OREO EYEBALL POPS!!

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All you need are a few easy to find supplies:

CandiQuik (Almond Bark or White Chocolate)

Double Stuff Oreos

Gummy or Regular Life Savers (preferably in common eye colors)

Mini Chocolate Chips (not pictured)

Popsicle Sticks (can be found at most craft stores or by caramel apple supplies in grocery stores)

Wax or Parchment Paper

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Simply take your popsicle sticks and gently insert them into the middle of the Double Stuff Oreos. 

Make sure the stick is up towards the top of the Oreo so that it will stay on the stick better.

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Melt your CandiQuik  (Almond Bark or White Chocolate) in the microwave in short intervals.  I like to heat it for 20 seconds and check it each time to see if it can be stirred into a nice smooth consistency.  Otherwise you may run the risk of burning the chocolate which will make it stiff and clumpy and not the pretty and smooth finish you desire.

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Dip each Oreo into the chocolate.  I like to spoon the chocolate over the Oreo so that the black crumbs do not get mixed into your pure white chocolate.  After the entire Oreo has been dipped and you have made sure to cover the base of the Oreo (where the stick has been inserted) set the dipped Oreo onto your parchment paper.  Add a lifesaver to the middle so that the Life Saver logo is face down. This will be the iris of the eye.   As you can see…I didn’t think about doing that until I had already made a couple of them.  Then take one mini chocolate chip and place it in the center of the Life Saver.  This is the pupil.

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Pop the eyeballs into the freezer so that they will harden quickly.  After about 20 minutes you should be able to pull them out and trim off any excess chocolate from where the Oreo sat on the parchment paper.  I usually just use my clean kitchen shears for this process.  That’s it people!  Isn’t that easy?

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Now go and make some for your little goblins, dragons, or princesses…You know you want to!

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I also made some fun gift tags to go along with these if you decide that you need to share them with the kids friends or classmates.  These would be a fun take home gift as well for a Halloween or classroom treat if your schools allow that!  To get the free printable…simply follow this link:

I’ve Got My EYE on You Printable

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If you like these…you might want to check out our other version of Edible Eyeballs.


Amy Huntley is the owner/author of The Idea Room. A mother of five, who enjoys sharing her love of all things creative in hopes of inspiring other women and families. Connect with her on Google+, or read more of her posts.

Comments

  1. 1

    Oh my, these are precious! They make me want to steal a friend’s house and have a trick or treat party! (I live in an apartment with no kids.) I pinned them onto my Pintrest, I hope you don’t mind :)

  2. 2

    This is an adorable idea that I’m definitely going to have to try!

  3. 3

    These are fabulous! Totally sharing this on my FB page. Thanks for the inspired idea!

    Eleanor

  4. 4

    I love these! A few weeks ago at church I taught the ladies to make oreo apples. Then I started thinking of all the possibilities. I love these eyeballs. Very creative. Thanks for sharing!

  5. 5

    Thank you so much for this spooktacular and EYE opening craft….LOL The Chazman will love to help make these for his class for Halloween.

  6. 6

    Love this project! Do you have any ideas how to make an Oreo-on-a-stick and decorate it like a pumpkin? I’m throwing a pumpkin-themed birthday party for my son at the end of October and these would be the perfect party favor. Thanks!

  7. 7

    I agree with previous poster, these are great for a party favor! You are the “oreo queen”! So simple and wicked cute! Thanks for sharing

  8. 8

    love it Amy! yay for halloween sweets! and you are quite the oreo enthusiast…I’m there with ya :) do you like peanut butter with oreos (dip the cookie in smooth PB…it’s heaven)…well I wonder if you could spread some on the back of the cookie before dipping it in chocolate?? hmmmm, just a thought! i may give it a try! xoxo

  9. 9

    More cute stuff! Featured :) http://funfamilycrafts.com/oreo-eyeball-pops/

  10. 10

    You are seriously the Oreo pop queen!! I blogged about two of your pop creations today -
    http://www.chickabug.com/blog/2011/09/halloween-oreo-pop-ideas.html

    Thank you for the inspiration! : )

    • 11

      Haha! Apparently I am. Who doesn’t love Oreo’s and especially Oreo’s covered with chocolate and on a stick? I will have to stop by! Thanks for the shoutout!!

  11. 12

    Hey, I wanted to thank you for posting these! I’m a children’s librarian and I made a batch of them for our Halloween “grossology” program. They were a huuuuuge hit and super-easy to make considering the wow factor of the finished product. I made them with regular oreos (not double-stuffed) since that’s what I had on hand and they turned out fine – the candy coating makes them much more sturdy.

    Thanks for the great idea!

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    Beverlie says:

    Gonna do the eyeballs for Sunday School class–God’s got His Eye on You!!

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