Santa’s Suit

Santa's Suit Pops@The Seven Year Cottage

An exquisite red suit, how it covered the belly…

“That shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly!”

Santa’s Suit Pops

  • Oreo Cakesters
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Red gel food coloring
  • 1/2c. white chocolate chips
  • Gum Drops
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Styrofoam rectangle
  • Granulated sugar
  • Wax paper

Insert a lollipop stick into the cream-filled layer of each Oreo Cakester.  Lay flat on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper and transfer to the freezer for at least twenty minutes.

Make a buckle template (1 3/8″ x 1 1/4″) from an index card or heavy paper.

Pour 1-2 tablespoons of granulated sugar onto a sheet of wax paper.  Place a yellow gumdrop in the center of sugar.  Pour a tad more sugar over candy and top with a second sheet of wax paper. 

Roll gumdrop fairly flat.  Using the paper template as a guide, carefully cut buckles from flattened yellow gumdrops with a paring knife.

For belts, roll 2-3 black gumdrops together in the same manner, then cut into strips 1/2″ wide with a clean pair of kitchen shears.  Snip the long black strips into shorter pieces approximately 2 3/8″ in length.  Round belt ends slightly.

If you’re having a hard time rolling gumdrops, microwave for no more than five seconds, then try again.

In a two-cup measuring glass, tint frosting with the red gel food coloring.  Microwave for 10-15 seconds, or until it reaches the consistency of melted chocolate.  Stir well.

Remove Cakester pops from the freezer one at a time, dipping each into the warm frosting mixture.  Allow excess to drain back into the measuring cup before inverting.  Use foam base to keep pops upright while drying.

Allow red coating to set up, this will take a few hours.  Melt white chocolate chips and use to adhere gumdrop belts and buckles to Santa bellies.

Serve at your next Christmas gathering and enjoy!


30 responses to Santa’s Suit

  1. Andi says:

    So cute Hollie come play in my kitchen with me someday. you do wonderful work love the pics please teach me and bring a candy pop with you andi

  2. I never would’ve thought to ROLL the gum drops! What a great idea! These are too cute Hollie! As always! :)

  3. Lindsay says:

    Oh my goodness, you are just so creative! I LOVE this! So fun & festive!

  4. hollie! love these! they are so cute and so much fun!

  5. They are adorable! And love that you don’t have to bake. My kid could live off of cakesters.

  6. Christina says:

    These look great! I havent seen pops made with Oreo Cakestars before and they sound amazing! Thanks for sharing at Mrs Foxs Sweet Party :)

  7. Yummmy.. Absolutely creative… I love it.. Thanks SO much for linking your wonderful features today.. Sincerely appreciate it and hope you can share again next Thursday.. TY ..Wishing you a great weekend.. ~Mar

  8. Adorable!

    Would love for you to submit this to the Make and Takes spotlight page (

  9. Jen says:

    These look so adorable! Love it!

  10. Miz Helen says:

    Hi Hollie,
    What a precious Santa’s Suit, and a great idea for a party.
    Have a wonderful week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  11. Beth says:

    These turned out so cute!! What a clever idea! I wanted to invite you to link up at TGIF linky party –
    Merry Christmas,
    Beth =-)

  12. Sharon says:

    These are so adorable!!!

  13. Lindsay says:

    Hey, just wanted to let you know that I am going to be featuring this tomorrow from the Show & Share party! Thanks for linking up!

  14. karen Weight says:

    So cute! What a lovely gift for children. Thank for sharing this on Friday Frolic!

  15. Marie says:

    These are so fun! Thanks for linking up to Show & Share! I’m featuring you! Feel free to come grab a featured button!


  16. Such a super cute idea….love it! x

  17. Mindie says:

    Super cute Santa Suit treats! Merry Christmas from Bacon Time.

  18. You’re so creative! These are very cute. Thanks for sharing them on Crazy Sweet Tuesday!

  19. Jill says:

    What a fabulous idea – they look amazing!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  20. What a fun idea – so cute! Thank you so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday and Merry Christmas!

  21. Sue says:

    How genius to use the gum drops! They look perfect!

  22. soooo clever. I MIGHT even be able to achieve something like this! love it!

  23. Carrie says:

    Super cute, Hollie! Wish I had more time to make them this year, so I’m pinning them for next. They would be an amazing addition to our Christmas Eve dessert table.

    Thanks for linking to Refresh Your Nest Friday, hope you join us again tomorrow!

  24. Amy says:

    They are so cute.I am also hosting a linky party.Pl join where possible.

    Wish you a Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!!

  25. trish says:

    completely festive and everything perfect for the season of JOLLY BIG BELLIES!

  26. holly ll says:

    complete cuteness! love this idea too…I wish I had more time before christmas…next year!

  27. maria says:

    these are very impressive! Thank you so much for linking this to my T’ Time Party last week. I almost always start my party on Monday nights but due to motherhood of four children…{blush} I just started it a few minutes ago. Hope to see you this week! Have a lovely day, Maria

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