Golden Snitch Cake Pops

If you know me in real life, you know I’m a HUGE fan of Harry Potter. Some might call it obsessed, but I don’t think I take it that far… I do get very excited when the new movies come out in the theatre or on DVD. Earlier in the year, when Deathly Hallows Part I came out on DVD, I think we watched it three times that first weekend.

Btw, did anyone else watch the Harry Potter weekend on ABC Family this weekend? They showed a couple scenes from the new movie! Hubby claims that he’s just along for the ride, but I think he enjoys HP almost as much as I do. If only I could convince him that we need to go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter… Maybe next year.

Now that you all fully appreciate my love of all things Harry Potter, let’s get on to the treats. I am usually able to wrangle a few of my friends to tag along to the midnight showing of the movies when they come out. I bribe them with the promise of treats and it usually works. I decided to use up some frozen cupcake pieces from my freezer (I save the cones from cupcakes when I use the cone method) and make some cake pops.

I used some leftover chocolate cream cheese frosting that I had in the fridge to bind the balls together. Then I used yellow Wilton candy melts to dip them and make the wings for my snitches. I followed the instructions listed here for making the wings then used some melted yellow candy melts to attach them to the cake pop. Be sure to check back tomorrow for another Harry Potter treat.

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Two Years Ago: Buttermilk Cupcakes with Chocolate Swiss Meringue Buttercream

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14 Responses to “Pecan Pie Brownies”

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    Blog is the New black — December 3, 2012 at 8:17 am

    Looks tasty!

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    Jessica Steele — December 3, 2012 at 11:35 am

    These look like heaven!!!

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    Shannon G — December 3, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    way to kick pecan pie up a notch! fabulous 🙂

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    Mal — December 3, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    These look absolutely amazing, I can never resist pecan pie

    Mal @ The Chic Geek

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    Megan — December 3, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    I actually did make chocolate pecan pie for Thanksgiving… and quite a boozy one too! I think these pecan pie brownies would have gone over well. I’ll keep them in mind for next year!

    • beantownbaker — December 4th, 2012 @ 10:08 am

      Boozy definitely means better in my mind!

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    Sarah C — December 4, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    These are in the oven now. I can’t wait to try them! Confession – I don’t think I can wait for them to cool overnight before I have a taste.

    • beantownbaker — December 30th, 2012 @ 11:30 am

      Hope you liked them!

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    Kelsey — December 4, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    What a great recipe, Jen!

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    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie — December 24, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    Holy yum!

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    Kelly Anne — December 28, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    Nice recipe. I love a simple brownie recipe which is easy for the kids 🙂
    I also like the below brownie recipe.
    http://www.wascene.com/food-drink/perfect-chocolate-brownie-recipe/
    Thanks for sharing,
    Kelly

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    ashanti kimble — June 17, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    those hing look so good before i even try to cook them so awesome baby who ever invented those you are awesome so so good mmmmmmmm………..

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    Janessa J — November 26, 2013 at 11:42 pm

    I found that baking the brownies for only 10 minutes before adding the rest was not long enough. The pecan pie topping fell right into the brownie batter and 55 minutes later,and what is left on the top is hard as a rock and the brownie still gooey and a little runny. I won’t be able to cut into squares but it still tastes good so I will chop it all together and we can eat with it a spoon and some ice cream.

    • beantownbaker — December 1st, 2013 @ 6:45 pm

      Bummer that they didn’t bake all the way through for you. Although underbaked brownies are one of my favorite desserts ever! Glad you still enjoyed them.

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