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Recipe: Dirt Cups with Brownie Brittle

You can finally let your kids try to eat dirt, and worms too! This recipe for Dirt Cups with Brownie Brittle from Florida Dairy Farmers is as fun to make with your kids as it is to eat.

Ingredients:

For the chocolate pudding:
-2 cups milk (whole or low fat)
-3/4 cups white sugar
-1/4 cup cornstarch
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-4 tablespoons cocoa powder
-2 tablespoons butter
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, milk, cornstarch, salt and cocoa powder. Bring to a boil while stirring, cook until mixture thickens and coats the back of a metal spoon. Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla. Cover and set aside for assembly.

For the creamy vanilla pudding:
-2 cups milk (whole or low fat)
-1 cup sugar
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/4 cup cornstarch
-1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
-2 tablespoons butter
Optional: 2 drops yellow food coloring and 1 drop red

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, milk, cornstarch, and salt. Bring to a boil while stirring, cook until mixture thickens and coats the back of a metal spoon. Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla.

To assemble:
Crush Brownie Brittle (one 4 oz package) by pounding with a mallet or heavy pan.
In a clear cup place 1 TBSP crushed brittle on bottom, alternate with layers of orange and chocolate puddings, having final (top) layer ending with crushed brittle.
Decorate with gummy worms and whole brittle piece.

Yield 8 servings

Florida Dairy Farmers (FDF) is Florida’s milk promotion organization, representing more than 130 Florida dairy farmers who work every day to provide a steady supply of fresh milk. The farmer-funded organization works to enhance the industry’s image with a goal of increasing milk and dairy product sales statewide via consumer marketing and education. The Dairy Council of Florida is a component of FDF and serves Florida educators and health professionals. 

Florida Fuel Up to Play 60 encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods, like low-fat and fat-free dairy, and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. 

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