I’m excited to introduce to you our newest style Lil’ Bug! This is our first ever just-for-kids design and it is just adorable. What I love about Lil Bug is that it’s bright and colorful and perfect for bug-themed birthday parties and baby showers. Today I’d like to share with you a classic bug-themed treat, homemade Dirt Cups in a jar. This is a simple recipe that is fun to put together and makes a great activity to do with a child.

Dirt Cups
Makes 10 servings
• 1 package Jell-o Chocolate Instant Pudding
• 2 cups cold milk
• 1 tub (8 oz.) Cool Whip, thawed
• 15 Oreo Cookies, finely crushed (about 1 1/4 cups)
• 10 gummy worms

For Serving:
• 10 small jars
• Spoons
• Lil’ Bug favor tags and labels
• Ribbon

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Combine pudding mix and milk in a large bowl and whisk together, about two minutes. Set aside. Crush up your Oreo cookies until they resemble a crumbly dirt. Stir together pudding, cool whip, and half of the cookie crumbs until combined.

Add a bottom layer of cookie crumbs to each jar, then spoon in the pudding mixture leaving some room at the top. Top with more cookie crumbs. Refrigerate 1 hour. Top with one or two gummy worms before serving.

I decorated my jars with blue Lil’ Bug favor tags and labels.
Recipe adapted from Kraft Foods.

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Rachel Beyer is an artist, designer and creative maker based in Portland, OR. She loves crafting, party planning and illustration. Rachel runs her own creative blog, Adventures In Making and also has a line of greeting cards, art prints and handmade goodies called Camp Smartypants.


  1. I’m a fan of any recipe that uses crushed Oreos. I went as far as to scoop out a place in my yard where I set up the party table. xP If the dirt in your yard is a bit lighter you might want to add a Golden Oreo for ever three normal ones.

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