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Halloween Graveyard Pudding Cookie Cups Recipe

This cute Halloween Graveyard Pudding Cup recipe is perfect for Halloween. If you are looking for an easy Halloween dessert that kiddos will love, this is the perfect treat

Two bowls of halloween desserts with a sign saying rip.

The pudding cups are an easy DIY to do with the whole family. Bring it to all your Fall Halloween Parties to have some spooky fun with the guests!

Here’s the scoop on how to create this Halloween Graveyard Pudding Cookie Cups Recipe Get ready to make the best spooky masterpiece, step by step. 

What are Halloween Graveyard Pudding Cups?

The Halloween Treats are a Spooky version to the gummy worm dirt cups everyone remembers growing up.

The delicious treat is made in a small plastic cup with chocolate pudding and a crumbled Oreo cookie sprinkled on top. 

Lastly, to give it the spooky graveyard dirt effect we add a small graham cracker sticking out of the top. Using black decorating gel, write RIP to create a tombstone!

Two bowls of chocolate pudding with the word rip written on them.

Ingredients for the dessert

For the Pudding and “Dirt”:

For Decorating:

A bowl of chocolate pudding with a sign that says rip.

Instructions to make the Halloween dirt cups

Now that we have all the ingredients, its time to get cooking!  We are going to use instant pudding mixture for this recipe, this can be modified to fit your needs. 

This fun Halloween recipe is quick and easy and is prepared in individual cups.

It is also easy to prepare the pudding ahead of time if needed! Just wait until serving to top it, to avoid mushy cookies. 

Preparation

  1. The first thing to do is crush the chocolate sandwich cookies in a food processor or by placing them in a plastic bag and crushing them with a rolling pin.

You want the cookie to resemble dirt and be able to see the cookie crumb on top. 

Cooking

  1. Prepare Pudding: In a large bowl, whisk together the instant chocolate pudding mix and cold milk until the pudding thickens, following the package instructions. Place plastic wrap over the bowl and refrigerate the pudding for a while to let it set further.
  2. Assemble the Graveyard: Once the Oreo cookie crumbs are smashed and the pudding has set, it’s time to assemble this classic Halloween dessert. Fill each plastic cup with a spoonful of chocolate pudding evenly, creating a smooth surface.
  3. Decorate: Place crumbled Oreos over the pudding so it is topped with crushed “dirt”. After that, add gravestones shaped cookies and any other Halloween-themed decorations you like on top of the pudding. You can use edible black gel or icing to write spooky messages on the headstones.
A glass bowl with a cookie in it and a sign that says rip.

Serving

Finally, your Halloween Pudding Cookie Cups are ready to be enjoyed! Serve them at your Halloween party and watch your guests dig into this spooky treat.

Feel free to get creative with your decorations and make this Halloween dessert your own. Enjoy!

A halloween dessert with a sign saying rip in a glass bowl.

Variations for the Spooky Graveyard

Here are a few added toppings on your dirt graveyard:

  • Candy bones and gummy worms
  • Edible gummy spiders
  • Chocolate chips instead of crumbled cookies
  • A melted chocolate drizzle 
  • Candy Corn
  • Crumbled Brownie
  • Milano cookie as a headstone
A halloween dessert in a glass bowl with a cookie and a skull.

Final Thoughts on the Fun Halloween Pudding

Now that this fast and easy dessert is finished and ready to serve you can see how easy it is. The simple no-bake pudding cups are one spooky treat that will make Halloween fun!

With the simple cookie tombstone, chocolate pudding and “dirt” crumble on top these pudding cups are fun spooky desserts to make with the whole family!

Enjoy this treat for Halloween and share with us how it went! We love to see our reader interactions, so snap a spooky pic and put it in the comments below!

Halloween Graveyard Pudding Cookie Cups Recipe

Two bowls of halloween desserts with a sign saying rip.

This cute Halloween Graveyard Pudding Cup recipe is perfect for Halloween.

If you are looking for an easy Halloween dessert that kiddos will love, this is the perfect treat

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3.9 oz) of instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed chocolate sandwich cookies (such as Oreo cookies)
  • Tombstone-shaped cookies or wafer cookies
  • Edible Halloween-themed decorations (optional)
  • Edible black gel or icing

Instructions

Preparation

Create the "Dirt": Crush the chocolate sandwich cookies in a food processor or by placing them in a plastic bag and crushing them with a rolling pin. You want them to resemble dirt and be able to see the cookie crumb on top. 

Cooking

  1. Prepare Pudding: In a large bowl, whisk together the instant chocolate pudding mix and cold milk until the pudding thickens, following the package instructions. Place plastic wrap over the bowl and refrigerate the pudding for a while to let it set further.
  2. Assemble the Graveyard: Once the Oreo cookie crumbs are smashed and the pudding has set, it's time to assemble this classic Halloween dessert. Fill each plastic cup with a spoonful of chocolate pudding evenly, creating a smooth surface.
  3. Decorate: Place crumbled Oreos over the pudding so it is topped with crushed "dirt". Add gravestones shaped cookies and any other Halloween-themed decorations you like on top of the pudding. You can use edible black gel or icing to write spooky messages on the headstones.

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