Dirt cupcakes covered with crushed oreos and topped with a gummy worm on a bamboo platter on a wooden surface

Dirt Cupcakes

Dirt cupcakes made from chocolate cake, chocolate frosting, and crushed oreos were perfect for my son's construction truck themed birthday.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, candy, chocolate, cupcake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 173kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 1 box chocolate cake mix and ingredients to make the cake
  • 8 oz chocolate frosting
  • 25 Oreos or other chocolate cookies
  • 1 bag gummy worms


  • Bake cake/cupcakes as instructed
  • Once completely cool, frost with the chocolate frosting
  • Crush the oreos or cookies into a crumble
  • Sprinkle the cupcakes with cookies
  • Top with a gummy worm on each


Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg