Monster Ice Cream Cups are a super easy Halloween treat made with just TWO ingredients! The not-so-scary dessert can be made in seconds and kids are gonna love them!
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Monster Ice Cream Cups
The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions and to ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required as well as understand the steps and timings involved.
For the easiest dessert ever for a Halloween party or after a spooky family dinner, make these ice cream cups! (Should that be Monster Eyes-cream?!)
They are a fun, kid-friendly dessert made with rainbow sherbet – or any other flavor that you enjoy!
The kids can help you decorate the ice cream with candy eyeballs either before the party starts or you can let your guests decorate their own.
Or you could set up a fun Monster Dessert Bar with different flavor ice creams, sherbets and/or sorbets. Plus a whole bunch of candy eyeballs and other monster themed sprinkles!
Set out bowls and spoons, and let guests build their own monster cups!
Ingredients & Equipment Used In This Recipe
You may have some of the ingredients for this recipe in your kitchen already – the full list with measurements is found in the recipe card.
For your convenience, any specialized or notable ingredients and equipment needed for this recipe have been listed below and linked to Amazon if available online.
- Candy Eyeballs – use a variety of sizes and colors!
- Monster Sprinkles – an optional extra to add more monster goodness!
This recipe uses American cups. They’re a handy piece of kitchen equipment to have along with a kitchen food scale. Having both in your kitchen means you’ll be able to make all of the different recipes on my blog as I use both cups and weighted measures.
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How Do I Make Monster Ice Cream Cups?
Just check out the recipe card below with full ingredients, and instructions. You can print the card out too (don’t worry, the pics don’t print to save your ink!).
- 4 scoops rainbow ice cream, sherbet or sorbet
- Candy eyeballs
- Place scoops of ice cream into a monster-themed ice cream cup.
- Add candy eyeballs.
You can use any flavor ice cream that you like!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 887Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 117mgSodium: 265mgCarbohydrates: 146gFiber: 3gSugar: 132gProtein: 10g
This site uses Nutritionix to provide estimated nutrition. Nutritional information is always approximate and will depend on the quality of ingredients used and serving sizes. If you need exact calories and macros, please do your own calculations.
Make It A Meal!
You’ve made the dessert, but what about the rest of the courses?
Here are additional recipes to make a full meal!
- Appetizer: Jalapeño Popper Mummies Recipe
- Main Dish: Mummy Meatballs
- Beverage: Halloween Mocktail – Frogspawn Slushie
There are 500+ Recipes on The Purple Pumpkin Blog for you to enjoy – please feel free to check them out too!
The post is part of the Crafty October series on The Purple Pumpkin Blog and is filled with free printables, crafts, recipes, and more for Halloween! You can check out Crafty October from 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012 for tons of awesome Halloween ideas and inspiration!