Dirt Cupcakes

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Dirt Cupcakes

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 24


  • 1 box (15 ounces) chocolate cake mix, baked as cupcakes according to pkg. directions


  • 1 pkg. (8 ounces) cream cheese - softened
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter - room temperature
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder


  • 1 pkg. (14 ounces) Oreo cookies - finely crushed
  • 48 gummy worms


  • Use a mixer to beat cream cheese and butter together until smooth and creamy.
  • Gradually mix in powdered sugar, about one cup at a time.
  • Mix in cocoa powder.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Frost the cooled cupcakes and sprinkle on the cookie crumbs for dirt.
  • Place a couple gummy worms on top of each cupcake.
  • Makes 24 cupcakes.


No time to make homemade frosting? No problem. Just use 1 can of chocolate frosting to frost the cupcakes.


Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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