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Children and Archaeology - Archaeology Party: Edible Archaeology

Archaeology Party: Edible Archaeology

1 package Vanilla flavor instant pudding, 1 package Chocolate flavor instant pudding, 1 quart cold milk (divided), 1 cup thawed  whipped topping, divided, 20 Chocolate sandwich cookies (finely-crushed), 16 Gummy worms or other Gummy insect candies.

1. Prepare vanilla and chocolate pudding mixes separately with milk as directed on packages. Let stand 5 minutes.
2. Gently stir 1/2 cup of the whipped topping into each bowl of pudding.
3. Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. of the cookie crumbs into bottom of each of 8 (6-oz.) dessert cups; top each with layers of 1/4 cup vanilla pudding, 1 Tbsp. cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup chocolate pudding.
4. Sprinkle evenly with remaining cookie crumbs. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.
5. Insert two Gummy worms or insects into each dessert just before serving.