Start a new family tradition this December with the help of Bakerella’s “Cake Pops Holidays” cookbook. Bakerella, aka Angie Dudley, takes these balls of crumbled cake and frosting coated with candy melts to amazing holiday heights. And you can, too, with the help of her clear, encouraging instructions on how to form, store, decorate, display, and wrap your pops. Even small children will enjoy helping to roll the balls, but it will take a more patient, older child to pop them on the lollipop sticks and help you transform these confections into the fantastic polar bears, ornaments, snowmen, or dreidels depicted in the gorgeous photographs.
“Cake Pops Holidays” book, by Bakerella, $14.95, www.barnesandnoble.com.