These carrot patch pudding cups are the perfect treat for Easter and spring parties, and they are so easy to make that kids will love helping too.

UPDATE: This craft project was initially created for a website by the name of Kidzui, however that website no longer exists.

Are you going to a potluck, hosting an Easter party, or just looking for some yummy treats for your kids that do not involve Peeps or cupcakes?

This Easter inspired dirt in a cup recipe is so simple to make that with supervision kids will be able to make most (or possibly all of it) on their own.

Easter Recipe: Carrot Patch Treats for Kids

Ingredients:

  • 2 packets Instant Chocolate Pudding (approx. 4.2oz)
  • 1 pkg Cool Whip thawed (approx. 8oz)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups Oreo cookies (approx.) – you may need more depending on how many cups you make
  • Orange icing (white icing colored with orange Wilton gel)
  • Edible grass

Begin by having your child whisk together the chocolate pudding mix and the milk.

Easter Recipe: Carrot Patch Treats for Kids

Once combined, have them add the Cool Whip and gently mix it together.

Easter Recipe: Carrot Patch Treats for Kids

Now comes the fun part.  Put the Oreo’s into a Ziploc® bag and seal it, make sure to press out as much air as possible.  Give the kids a rolling pin and have them crush the Oreo’s into smaller pieces.

Easter Recipe: Carrot Patch Treats for Kids

Add between 1/3 to 1/2 of the crushed Oreo’s to the pudding mixture and mix to combine.  Spoon the pudding mixture into small soufflé cups, then top with the remaining crushed Oreo’s.

Easter Recipe: Carrot Patch Treats for Kids

Add the orange icing to a piping bag with a circular tip.  If kids want to try making the carrots have them try on a cutting board first.  Carefully pipe a circle of orange icing onto the top of each pudding cup to resemble the end of a carrot.  Cut small pieces of edible grass and pop into the carrot. 

Easter Recipe: Carrot Patch Treats for Kids

Serve your carrot patch treats chilled.

Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

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Easter Dresses for Little Girls December 21, 2012 - 1:50 am

My children would love this! They love their chocolate sandwich cookies.

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