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Easter dirt cups topped with chocolate covered strawberries
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Easter Dirt Cups Recipe

These Easter Dirt Cups are such a fun and sweet way to celebrate spring and the Easter season! You only need six ingredients to make them and will be a hit with all the kids!
Prep Time30 minutes
Chill Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 1187kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $9


Strawberry Carrots:

  • 12 fresh strawberries
  • 10 oz white chocolate melting wafers
  • Orange food coloring or red + yellow (see note)

Dirt Cups:

  • 2 boxes 3.4 ounces each instant chocolate pudding
  • 4 cups cold milk
  • 20 Oreos


Strawberry Carrots:

  • Line a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper.
  • Melt the white chocolate wafers in a microwave-safe bowl. Place them at 50% power for 1 minute, then stir. Then continue heating at 50% power in 30 second increments until melted and smooth.
  • Put in a few drops of food coloring and stir until you have your desired orange color.
  • Roll your strawberries into your melted chocolate, making sure the stems are up, and place on prepared cookie sheet. Once they are set, use a spoon to drizzle over more chocolate onto the strawberries.

Dirt Cups:

  • In a large bowl, combine pudding mix and cold milk. Stir for two minutes then set aside. Pudding should set in five minutes.
  • Place Oreos in a large Ziploc bag and crush with a rolling pin, or use a food processor to crush into crumbs.
  • In a little cup or dish, spoon in the pudding and sprinkle with oreo crumbs to create the “dirt”. Then top with two of your chocolate-covered strawberries.


• Be sure to buy instant pudding. Can use any chocolate flavor.
• Regular or nonfat milk may be used.
• Be sure to use gel based food coloring so your white chocolate doesn’t seize.
• Substitute chocolate graham crackers for the Oreos.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 1187kcal | Carbohydrates: 206g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 1454mg | Potassium: 616mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 126g | Vitamin A: 281IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 684mg | Iron: 8mg