Mummy Cake Balls

Mummy Cake Balls are an adorable Halloween dessert that is super easy to make and so fun for the kids to help! They are made with a box cake mix, cream cheese, almond bark, and candy eyes.

Mummy Cake Balls

Since having kids, it has been so much fun making holiday themed treats for them to enjoy. I think I have liked making Halloween treats the most because there are just so many fun things to make! Cake balls are always a huge hit with the kids (and adults!), so this year I made Mummy Cake Balls.  Not only are these cake balls super cute and delicious, but they are so easy to make.  

Mummy Cake Balls

Ingredients in Mummy Cake Balls

  • Cake Mix - you really could use any kind of cake mix that you like. I used white cake mix this time but chocolate, funfetti, and red velvet would all be fun!
  • Cream Cheese - regular or low fat will both work.
  • Vanilla Almond Bark - vanilla almond bark is great for cake pops because it is easy to melt and dries quickly.
  • Candy Eyes

How to Make Mummy Cake Balls

To start with this recipe, you make a boxed cake mix, according to the directions on the package.  I used white cake mix but you can really use any flavor that you like!  Once the cake is made, you get to crumble the entire thing up into crumbs.  This is a fun chance to get the kids involved!  

Next, you’ll add a block of softened cream cheese to the crumbs.  I like to do this in an electric stand mixer because it comes together super quickly this way. If your kids are already having fun getting their hands dirty, you could have them help mix it in with their hands or a spatula.  

I should note: many cake ball recipes use a can of frosting with the cake crumbs. I have made them this way and find they turn out really sweet with the frosting.  Using a block of cream cheese works just as well and the cake balls are just as delicious! Believe me, there is plenty of sweetness from the cake mix and candy coating.

Once the mixture is combined, you will form it into little cake balls.  I place mine on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and stick them in the freezer for about a half an hour.  I find it makes them easier to dip in the almond bark/candy coating when they are cold.  After 30 minutes, melt the almond bark or candy coating (both work!) and then dip away! Place the edible eyeballs onto the balls before the almond bark sets up.

Mummy Cake Balls

Lastly, the almond bark harden and then drizzle with additional almond bark for that mummy look!  

These were super fun to make and the kids had a blast helping and eating them!  These spooky mummy cake balls are a must make Halloween treat that your kids will love, just as mine did. 

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Mummy Cake Balls

Mummy Cake Balls

A fun and easy Halloween treat for mummy cake pops.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 36 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 6 minutes
Servings: 36 cake balls
Calories: 147kcal


  • 1 white cake mix prepared according to box directions, and cooled
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 16 ounces vanilla almond bark
  • candy eyes


  • Bake cake according to package directions and let cool.
  • Crumble the baked cake and place into a large bowl with an electric mixer.
  • Add the cream cheese and mix until combined.
  • Roll the mixture into approximately 2 tablespoon sized balls.
  • Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and freeze for 30 minutes.  Note: this step isn’t completely necessary, but it makes it easier when dipping them in the almond bark.
  • Melt the almond bark/candy coating according to package directions.
  • Dip each cake ball into the melted almond bark/candy coating and then press two edible eyeballs into each one. 
  • Once the candy coating has hardened, drizzle additional candy coating onto each ball for a mummy-like appearance.
  • Serve and enjoy! 


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 123mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg
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