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Dinosaur Birthday Party: Dinosaur Dessert Idea

Do you have a dinosaur fan in your house? Make these dinosaur treat cups for your next dinosaur birthday party dessert!

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

If so, it is time to make snack time a little more fun! These Digging for Dinos Treat Cups make the perfect afternoon snack or even party treat for kids who can’t get enough dinos!

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

Making your own is easy, and enjoying them is even easier. Check out the recipe for these Digging for Dinos Treat Cups below!

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

Supplies Needed:

  • 2—3.9 oz. pkgs. Chocolate Pudding
  • 1 pkg. Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
  • 1 pkg. Chocolate Rocks Candy
  • 1 pkg. Gummy Dinosaurs
  • 6 Small Clear Plastic Cups (about 8 oz.)
  • Mini Clothespins
  • Glue Stick
  • Small Sheet Green Paper
  • Black Marker
  • Green Candy Shred (optional)
  • Spoons
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Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

You can customize this part based on your preferences, but we used green paper and mini clothespins to decorate each dessert cup. Consider cupcake toppers or dinosaur clip art if you’d like to jazz this step up!

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

Next up, prepare pudding according to package directions and set in the fridge for 20-30 minutes or until firm.

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

Take the cookies apart and scrape off most the white filling and discard. Crush the cookies up until it looks like dirt consistency.

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

Set the cups out and start layering the ingredients. Add a layer of crushed cookies, then a layer of pudding. Toss in some gummy dinosaurs and some chocolate rocks. Repeat the layers again until the cups are full. Make sure you end with a little bit of cookie dirt, gummies, and chocolate rocks.

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups
Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups: Dinosaur Dessert Idea

Yield: 6
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

A sweet treat for a dinosaur party!

Ingredients

  • 2—3.9 oz. pkgs. Chocolate Pudding
  • 1 pkg. Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
  • 1 pkg. Chocolate Rocks Candy
  • 1 pkg. Gummy Dinosaurs
  • 6 Small Clear Plastic Cups (about 8 oz.)
  • Mini Clothespins
  • Glue Stick
  • Small Sheet Green Paper
  • Black Marker
  • Green Candy Shred (optional)
  • Spoons

Instructions

  1. Prepare pudding according to package directions and set in the fridge for 20-30 minutes or until firm.
  2. Cut small circles out of the paper and write Diggin’ for Dinos on each one. Then glue each circle onto the front of a clothespin.
  3. Take the cookies apart and scrape off most the white filling and discard. Crush the cookies up until it looks like dirt consistency.
  4. Set the cups out and start layering the ingredients. Add a layer of crushed cookies, then a layer of pudding. Toss in some gummy dinosaurs and some chocolate rocks. Repeat the layers again until the cups are full. Make sure you end with a little bit of cookie dirt, gummies, and chocolate rocks.
  5. Clip one of your little signs on each cup and sprinkle some green candy shred in a few place to look like little grass piles.
  6. Enjoy!!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 233Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 239mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 1gSugar: 24gProtein: 4g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

How cute are these? Give these Digging for Dinosaur Treat Cups a try and you are sure to become the most popular mom or dad at snack time!

Digging for Dinos Treat Cups

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