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A Halloween Dirt Cup against a white background.
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Halloween Dirt Cups

Halloween Dirt Cups consist of alternating layers of Oreo crumbs and chocolate mousse. To get the appearance of a Halloween graveyard we add candy decorations such as gummy worms, pumpkin candies, and cracker "gravestones."
Prep Time: 10 mins
Chill Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 6 9 oz cups filled all the way to the top


  • 3.9 oz instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 8 oz frozen whipped topping - thawed
  • 24 Oreo cookies - crushed into crumbs (keep filling in). Will come out to be about2 1/2 cups worth of crumbs.

Candy for Decorating

  • gummy worms
  • pumpkin candy corns
  • Mint Melanos - for tombstones
  • Black frosting - for writing on tombstones


  • In a large bowl whisk the instant pudding and cold milk for 2 minutes. Let pudding sit for 5 minutes. Fold in the thawed frozen whipped topping. 
  • In the bottom of plastic cups, or jars, place 1-2 tablespoons of the oreo crumb mixture. Layer the chocolate pudding, then add another layer of oreo crumbs, pudding, then finish with Oreo crumbs. 
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour. 
  • Decorate the tops of the dirt cups with gummy worms, tombstones, and any other festive treats. Serve cold.


Nutritional information does not include candy toppings.


Calories: 401kcal (20%), Carbohydrates: 63g (21%), Protein: 7g (14%), Fat: 14g (22%), Saturated Fat: 6g (30%), Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 14mg (5%), Sodium: 546mg (23%), Potassium: 295mg (8%), Fiber: 2g (8%), Sugar: 42g (47%), Vitamin A: 199IU (4%), Calcium: 146mg (15%), Iron: 4mg (22%)