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“Perfect for Christmas - or really any time. Not as hard as they look (though mine aren't so pretty)”
15hrs 25mins
24 balls

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 3 (1 ounce) packages hot cocoa mix
  • 1 (16 ounce) container vanilla frosting
  • 1 (16 ounce) package white candy coating


  1. * Make cake mix ACCORDING TO DIRECTIONS ON box. Add in 2 packages of hot cocoa powder to the batter. Bake according to directions on box.
  2. * Allow cake to cool completely.
  3. * Crumble cake into large bowl. Make sure it is finely crumbled with no big pieces. Add vanilla frosting. You don't have to add the whole tub - I use about 2/3. Just enough to make the cake stick together.
  4. * Shape cake into balls. Don't make them too big. Once shaped, put into the freezer for about 30 minutes.
  5. * Melt candy coating according to directions.
  6. * Drop cake ball into the candy coating and gently toss with a fork to completely cover. Place ball on wax paper. If you have a fork mark, just dab some candy coating on to cover.
  7. * Dip 2-3 balls and then sprinkle with hot cocoa mix while still wet. Repeat until all balls are covered.
  8. * Allow to set until completely dried.

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