BARNUM'S® Pudding Cups

9  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 1 hr 20 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Paper-lined muffin cups are filled a fluffy blend of chocolate pudding and whipped topping then decorated with animal crackers for fun, tasty treats.

BARNUM'S® Pudding Cups Recipe


  • 1 cup NABISCO Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1-1/2 cups cold milk
  • 1/2 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 2 pkg. (2-1/8 oz. each) BARNUM'S ANIMALS Crackers
  • 12 maraschino cherries
  •  colored sprinkles


  • Line  12 medium muffin cups with paper liners; set aside. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar and margarine until well blended. Press 1 rounded Tbsp. of the crumb mixture firmly onto bottom of each cup.
  • Prepare  pudding mix with milk in medium bowl as directed on package. Gently stir in the whipped topping; spoon evenly into muffin cups.
  • Stand  3 crackers, with front sides facing out, around edge of pudding mixture in each cup. Top each with 1 cherry. Add sprinkles. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare as directed, using any flavor instant pudding mix.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 200 
    • Total fat 7 g
    • Saturated fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 320 mg
    • Carbohydrate 31 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 17 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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