Seaside Pudding Cups

Like to hear your kids giggle? Make these mini-beach scenes from simple candies and cookies--whimsical toppers for ready-made pudding cups.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

6
cinnamon shortbread cookies
2
packages (24 oz each) refrigerated strawberries and creme swirled pudding snacks (12 cups)
1
roll chewy fruit snacks in three-foot rolls (any flavor from 4.5-oz box)
24
teddy graham snacks
12
drink umbrellas
12
ring-shaped hard candies
  • 1 Place cookies in small resealable food-storage plastic bag. With hand or rolling pin, crush cookies. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon crushed cookies on top of each cup of pudding.
  • 2 Cut chewy fruit snack into 12 (1-inch) pieces. Peel each piece of fruit snack from plastic backing; place over crushed cookies on pudding for "beach towel." Top each "towel" with teddy bear and umbrella. Place 1 hard candy around each remaining teddy bear for "inner tube"; place 1 on each pudding cup.

Expert Tips

In place of the cinnamon shortbread cookies, use vanilla wafer cookies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.