String Light Holiday Cake Pops

With Red Vines® Candy

string light holiday cake pops


  • Boxed spiced cake mix

  • 1 tub icing

  • Red Vines Mini Bites

  • Chocolate candy melts
  • Sprinkles

01. Bake and Cut Cake

Follow the directions on the cake mix, but leave out the oil.

Bake the cake and let cool completely.

When the cake is cool, cut into large chunks.

spiced cake cut into chunks

02. Mix Cake and Icing to Form Dough

Place in a food processor and pulse until evenly crumbled.

Place the crumbled cake into a mixing bowl, and add half of the tub of icing. Mix together until a dough-like consistency is formed.

mixing cake and icing for cake pops

03. Scoop Cake-Icing Mixture to Form Balls

Using a spoon or cookie scoop, scoop out the cake-icing mixture and form into balls.

cake pop balls

04. Create Top of Bulb with Red Vines Bites

Use icing and Red Vines Bites to create top of bulb.

top of cake pop bulb with red vines candy

05. Melt Colored Candy Melts

Melt 2 or 3 different color candy melts in 15 second increments.

melted candy melts

06. Dip Cake Pops in Holiday Colors

Dip the cake pops.

It may be helpful to use a fork to help hold the bottom the the cake pop to keep it from falling completely into the chocolate. Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and cover in sprinkles as needed.

string light holiday cake pops

07. Drizzle Green Chocolate to Form Light String


On a platter, drizzle green chocolate to form the “string” of the lights.

When the chocolate is hardened, place the cake pops around the string to be the light bulbs.


string light holiday cake pops

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