Dirt Cups

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Dirt Cups Recipe
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Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 1 hour chilling time

Little boys and girls love to play in the dirt, and these delicious dessert cups allow them to really enjoy it. Crushed chocolate cookies and instant chocolate pudding create a muddy earth in these dirt cups with gummy worms and insects crawling out of them. You can even tuck them into new, foil-lined clay pots, if you like.

What you'll need

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 package (4 serving size) instant pudding (chocolate flavor)
  • 1 8oz. container whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 16oz. package chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Gummy worms or insects
  • 8-10 paper or plastic cups (8oz. size)

Makes 8-10 servings

How to make it

  1. Seal the sandwich cookies in a plastic bag and use a rolling pin to crush them into tiny pieces.

  2. Pour the milk into the mixing bowl and add the pudding mix. Beat with the wire whisk until well blended (about two minutes). Let pudding stand for five minutes.

  3. Stir whippped topping and 1/2 of the crushed cookies into the pudding (very gently) with rubber scraper until mixture is all the same color. Place about 1 tablespoon of the remaining crushed cookies into the bottom of each cup.

  4. Fill cups about 3/4 full with pudding mixture. Top each cup with the rest of the crushed cookies. Add gummy worms and insects to decorate. Put cups into the refrigerator for about one hour to chill them-- and enjoy!

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