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Monster Pops

October 20, 1998

Monster PopsMonster Pops are frosted oatmeal and chocolate-morsel cookies on a stick, nice treats for a Halloween party.

They also are fun to decorate, so ask your guests to create their own. White frosting can transform one pop into a ghost, while a little imagination and orange icing on another pop will conjure up a pumpkin's ghastly grin.

- The Associated Press




Monster Pops

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups (12-ounce package) semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • about 24 wooden craft sticks
  • 1 16-ounce container prepared vanilla frosting, colored as desired, or colored icing in tubes
  • little colored candies


Heat oven to 325 degrees.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels, oats and raisins. Drop dough by level 1/4-cup measure 3 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Shape into round mounds. Insert wooden stick into side of each mound.

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Bake for 14 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Decorate pops using colored frosting and candies. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

- Recipe from Nestle

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