6 Awfully Adorable Pudding Cups for Halloween

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Spookily Cute Pudding Cups for HalloweenEvery now and then I like to try mixin’ things up. “Pudding” a new spin on snacks, you could say. I wanted to make a treat my boys would fall in love with, something seasonal and unique. Since my pumpkin patch pudding cups have gone over so well in the past year, I figured it was time to add to the collection with some awfully adorable Halloween (or Fall-oween, as I call it) Snack Pack pudding cups.

To pick up my Halloween Snack Packs and mix-ins, I packed up my family and headed to Walmart. We were able to find the Super Snack Packs, OREO cookies, Nilla Wafers, and several other tasty treats to create our designs.

Snack Pack has several great flavors to choose from; I super love the chocolate vanilla combo, so we picked that up along with plain vanilla and chocolate. The variety of light and dark puddings makes for so many great pudding cup possibilities, I had to share more than one (more like six.)

Super Snack Pack Pudding CupsThese are so cute for home or class parties, or just as a special after school snack or dessert and they are easy to make right in the container. Make them yourself or prepare the mix-ins and let the kids create using the simple tutorials below for each. Follow me on Instagram for a cute video featuring each of the pudding cups below!

Bat Pudding Cup

Pudding Cup BatWhat You Need

  • Chocolate pudding pack (1 per)
  • Honey Maid chocolate graham crackers (1/2 piece per)
  • OREO cookies (1 per)
  • Chocolate chips (2 per)
  • Candy eyes (2 per)
  • Black edible gel
  • White jimmies sprinkles (2 per)

Directions

1. First, let’s make the wings. Break the half of graham cracker carefully in half so you have two rectangles. Leave them as they are, or carefully chip off bits with a sharp knife until they look more like bat wings.

2. Stick the graham cracker pieces into the center of the pudding, one on either side, to look like the bat’s wings.

Pudding Cup Bat 13. Place the OREO on top of the graham crackers to make the bat body.

Pudding Cup Bat 24. Add the chocolate chips at the top near the wings to give the bat some ears.

5. Make a face with the black gel, giving the bat a nose, a mouth, and two dots for eyes. Stick the candy eyes on the black dots and the two jimmies sprinkles on the mouth to make teeth. The gel will hold them in place.

Cat Pudding Cup

Pudding Cup CatWhat You Need

  • Chocolate Vanilla Combo pudding pack (1 per)
  • OREO cookie (1 per)
  • Chocolate chips (2 per)
  • Black edible gel
  • Candy eyes (2 per)
  • Candy heart (or something to make a pink nose, 1 per)
  • White jimmies sprinkles (6 per)
  • Black pipe cleaner (1 per)
  • Tape
  • Black permanent marker

Directions

1. Place the OREO in the pudding cup and add two chocolate chip ears at the top.

Pudding Cup Cat 12. Prepare the pipe cleaner by curling it to make a tail. If needed, fold the bottom or trim it to make it a little shorter. Tape the pipe cleaner onto the back of the pudding cup.

Pudding Cup Cat 23. Use the black gel to make two eyes, a little nose, and a mouth. Stick the candy eyes in place and the candy nose. Add a little gel or pudding to the ends of the jimmies and add three whiskers to either side of the cat’s face.

4. With the black marker, draw little paws on the front of the container.

Moon Pudding Cup

Pudding Cup MoonWhat You Need

  • Chocolate Vanilla Combo pudding pack (1 per)
  • Yellow sprinkles (star-shaped are perfect!)
  • Reddi-wip
  • Nilla wafer (1 per)

Directions

1. Top the pudding with some sprinkles.

Pudding Cup Moon 12. Carefully cut away at the Nilla Wafer using a sharp knife, until it looks like a crescent moon (or the man in the moon!)

3. Add a round spot of Reddi-wip  about the size of a Nilla Wafer to make the moon, then press the crescent Nilla Wafer into the whipped cream and pudding.

Ghost Pudding Cup

Pudding Cup GhostWhat You Need

  • Vanilla pudding cup (1 per)
  • Reddi-wip (extra creamy is best)
  • Candy eyes (2 per)
  • Chocolate chips (1 per)

Directions

1. Squeeze a mountain of whipped cream on the top of the pudding. Alternatively, you can add a thin layer just inside the cup.

Pudding Cup Ghost 12. Add two candy eyes and a chocolate chip mouth.

Note: the whipped cream will not stay fluffy for long, so eat them quickly or try the alternative method.

Spider Pudding Cup

Pudding Cup SpiderWhat You Need

  • Chocolate pudding cup (1 per)
  • Black licorice (2 per)
  • OREO cookies (1 per)
  • Candy eyes (3 or more per)
  • Something to stick the eyes on (you can use black gel as the others or even a little melted chocolate or some of the pudding)

Directions

1. With a sharp knife, carefully cut both black licorice pieces in half long ways then in half the short way to make 8 thin licorice legs.

Pudding Cup Spider 12. Stick the licorice into the pudding, four on each side, to make the legs.

Pudding Cup Spider 23. Place an OREO on the top to make the body.

Pudding Cup Spider 34. Stick the eyes on the top.

The Original Pumpkin Patch Pudding Cups

Pumpkin Patch Pudding CupsYou can find last year’s popular tutorial for these HERE.

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-Which pudding cup mix-in idea is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below. If you decide to do this project, I would love for you to share on my Facebook page or email me at artscrackers@gmail.com! You can find more ideas at https://cbi.as/v4er.

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12 Comments

  1. Okay, the Cat and the Pumpkin patch are my absolute favorites- cuteness overload! What great ways to dress up an everyday snack for the holiday! #client

  2. These are such adorable and easy ideas for Halloween! Love them!

  3. I’ve got to make these! They are so easy and adorable!

  4. Those pudding cups are delicious for Halloween!

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  6. I LOVE these, I have two little boys that would adore these, thanks for posting.

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