Creme de Menthe Cake Bites

I am THRILLED to be sharing these cake bites with you today! They’ve been in my head for what feels like months now, and finally they’re out there. I hope you enjoy them; these are the perfect dessert for this holiday season.

Andes mints have always been a favorite of mine – one of the reasons I love going to Olive Garden! When I saw they were selling these baking chips at the grocery store, I knew I had to have them!

What You’ll Need:

1 Box Cake Mix
1 Can Chocolate Frosting
1-2 Bags Andes Creme de Menthe Baking Chips

Bake your cake according to the package directions, and let cool completely. I used a butter cake mix, but other flavors would work just as well I would imagine. You should stick to the traditional white, yellow, chocolate flavorings, though.

When your cake is fully cooled, break it into pieces {using your hands}, and put them in a large bowl. Mix the full can of frosting into your cake crumbs. I don’t remember the specific frosting I used, but it was a Hershey’s one with mini chips in it *mmm*. Make sure the frosting and crumbs are well-incorporated with no dry spots.

When your batter is done, you’ll need to melt the creme de menthe chips. I simply dumped the chips into a small bowl and microwaved until they were melted: 45 seconds at first, then 30 seconds until they were melted – of course I stirred in between each heating.

I’m sure there are different ways to go about this next part, but I formed a single bite then dipped it into the melted chocolate, and placed it on a baking sheet covered with wax paper. Generally you want to make the bites bite-sized {obviously} the size of a quarter is the approximate size. You should be able to make between 40 and 50 bites.

When all of your bites are coated in chocolate and placed on the wax-papered sheet, place them into the refrigerator for at least an hour {to allow the chocolate to harden}. Remove the bites from the refrigerator, and place them on a pretty plate to serve. If you save some of the baking chips, you can top the cake bites with them.

Here are a few ways to spruce up your Creme de Menthe Cake Bites for a holiday party!

Candy Cane Cake Pops {Rawxy}
Ornament Cake Pops {Tailored Sweets Blog}
Holly & Snow Pops {The TomKat Studio}
Reindeer Cake Pops {Bakerella}

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Comments

  1. I would love for you to share this (or any of your other great ideas) at the link party going on through tomorrow night at ‘Or so she says …’ Hope to see you there! http://www.oneshetwoshe.com

  2. Oh my gosh, these look YUMMY!! I’m a huge fan of Andes!

  3. Mmmm….These look so yummy! Great job! :)
    http://dixie-n-dottie.blogspot.com/

  4. O my. These look SO delicious! I’m getting hungry :)

  5. These look amazing! I live Andes Candies. I used to sneak a few at a restaurant I used to go to when I was a kid. They had a little jar with them in it. Thanks for sharing on Marvelous Mondays!

  6. I found your blog at “Just us Four.” This looks absolutely amazing! I want to try it sooo bad!

  7. Okay, I MUST make these! They look delicious! Thanks for linking up at Doodles & Stitches. You are being featured today :)

  8. Hey lady,
    Just wanted to let you know that I would be featuring this on my blog today. Thanks for sharing on Marvelous Mondays!

    Julie

  9. These amazing looking cake bites are being featured at Mealtime Monday tonight! Can’t wait to see what you link up this week!

    Kaylee
    http://www.couponingncooking.com

  10. Andes Mints are the best! I’ve done brownies, cookies, cheesecake, and cake out of them, but not cake pops – this looks like a winner :)

    Stopping by from Marvelous Monday

    Sarah E
    http://fantasticalsharingofrecipes.blogspot.com/

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