What I learned in my research of cake pops is Bakerella is one to check out with her intricate, beautiful cake pop decorations. My daughter wants to make the Elmo one, but I told her let's start with some simple like the ones in the picture.
Another idea was to use donut holes instead of making it with a cake mix and just dipping the holes in melted chocolate. I'm going to have to try that.
Here's a picture of our baking endeavor...