A Halloween Treat That's Frighteningly Good

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The Cheesecake Factory is adding a bite to the spooky season with an easy-to-make treat for children this Halloween.  Halloween Pumpkin Cheesecake Lollipops are a simple, no-bake treat that’s perfect for kid-friendly parties or to be enjoyed with family and friends.

 

RECIPE: Pumpkin Cheesecake Lollipops

 

Ingredients

 

 

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake slices (deeply chilled)
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Your favorite toppings (chopped pecans, white chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, etc.)

 

Chocolate Shell Mixture

 

  • 1 ¼ cups semi-sweet white chocolate chips
  • 1 ¼ cups milk chocolate chips
  • 4 tbs. unsalted butter

 

 

 

Directions

 

  1. For the chocolate shell mixture: Melt the chocolate with 2 tbs. butter in a microwave or over the stove. Heat on medium heat for 30 seconds at a time, stirring occasionally until the butter and chocolate are completely melted. Once mixture is lump free, add the remaining 2 tbs. of butter and stir until melted to working temperature (100’F – 105’F).

 

  1. Begin with the seasonal Pumpkin Cheesecake. Remove any loose decorations or whip cream rosettes.

 

  1. Use small scoop to create round balls in the shape of lollipops.

 

  1. Place a lollipop stick in the center of the cheesecake balls.

 

  1. “Deeply chill” cheesecake lollipop balls by placing in freezer for 1 – 2 hours. Keep in freezer until ready to use.

 

  1. RemoveReRRRRRemove from freezer. Completely submerge the cheesecake Lollipop in melted chocolate (see above recipe for melted chocolate). Be sure to cover the entire ball keeping a clean stick for a handle. (Variation: Using a spoon, pour the chocolate over the lollipop.)

 

  1. Once the slice has been covered in chocolate, hold it over the mixture to let most of the excess drip off.

 

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