Sand Cups

Sand Cups


"The recipe is for individual cups (you'll need 8-10 clear, 7 ounce plastic cups), but I believe you can use a bucket instead."


servings 291 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 13.2 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.4g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine milk and pudding mix. Beat with a whisk until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Add whipped topping and half of the crushed cookies and fold in.
  3. Place 1 Tablespoon crushed cookies into each cup. Fill cups 3/4 full with pudding mixture. Top with remaining crushed cookies. Refrigerate 1 hour. Decorate before serving.
  4. Suggested Decorations: small paper umbrellas, gummy worms, gummy sharks, candy stars, chopped peanuts.
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  1. 25 Ratings


This is wonderful! I used a large child's plastic sand bucket w/ shovel instead of cups. I put gummy sharks, octopus', mini red swedish fish, and alligators on top, along with umbrellas. I also ...

This is a fun dessert, really looks like sand! I have made this several times and when I do I always have to give out the recipe. Both kids and adults enjoy this...

Fun for the kids. My 6 year old got a kick out of making the cookies into crumbs and was very excited to pick out his choice of the gummy treats for on top. MILD pleasant vanilla dessert for me ...

I tripled this batch for 1st graders they loved it. We loved it licked the pot clean. Easy and simple.

always a big hit at any summer party!!! i use a french vanilla, banana, or butterscotch pudding for a bit more flavor, or try white chocolate!! the mud pie version (chocolate pudding, crushed or...

Fun for picnics, the kids make it and clean up, so easy!! We used a bucket and shovel to serve. They LOVE it, try MUD, use chocolate pudding, oreos and Gummy worms!

This recipe was not only a mess to prepare, but it tasted as horrible as it looked. I would never recommend this to anyone, ever.

I tried this recipe and it was a big hit at the birthday party for my granddaughter.I used mini sand pails that were about 3 inches tall.I washed the pails and followed the cup recipe.Kids thoug...

I use this recipe all the time. My kids love it and request it as a special dessert whenever they are asked.