Candy Corn Jello Cups

These candy corn jello cups are such a fun recipe to create for any Halloween party that you host or attend this year. Fellow guests are sure to love these!

Plus, these Halloween jello cups are made with such simple ingredients, making them so easy to prepare, especially if you’re limited on time. If you’d like a variety of jello cups to bring to your Halloween party, then check out these Halloween Desserts in a cup.

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Why you’ll love this recipe

This candy corn jello cups with whipped cream recipe is so simple to make which is great for when you’re running out of time before a big party. Plus, since they’re made with jello, they’re so colorful, making them look extra festive! 

Ingredients for this recipe

Pineapple jello: For taste and color.
Orange jello: For taste and color.
Water: To add to the Jello mix.
Whipped cream: For the topping.
Candy corn: For the topping.

Ingredients for Candy Corn Jello Cups

Equipment needed for these Halloween Jello cups

Plastic cups are needed to hold these jello candy corn cups. A muffin tin or baking sheet can be used to hold the plastic cups as the ingredients set. You’ll want to use a saucepan to boil the water for the Jello shots. A whisk can be useful for mixing together the Jello ingredients. 

How to make candy corn Jello cups

Step 1: Place the plastic cups onto a baking sheet, or into the cups of a muffin tin. Set aside.
Step 2: Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan.

adding water to pineapple jello

Step 3: Remove from the heat. Whisk in pineapple jello, stirring until dissolved. Stir in 2 cups of cold water.

adding water to orange jello

Step 5: Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in your saucepan. Remove from the heat, and whisk in orange jello, stirring until dissolved. Add 2 cups of cold water and stir.

pineapple jello in a plastic cup

Step 4: Divide the yellow jello among the cups, filling about ⅓ full. Discard any extra yellow jello. Move the cups to the refrigerator to chill for 3 hours.

orange and pineapple jello in plastic cups

Step 6: Divide the orange jello evenly between the cups, filling the rest of the way. Discard any extra jello. Move the cups to the refrigerator again to chill for 3 more hours.

Step 7: Before serving, top with whipped cream and candy corn pieces!

Other Halloween Desserts to make

If you want to serve more Candy Corn themed desserts, then you will enjoy these fun and easy Candy Corn Cones Surprise.

Another great option is this Halloween Popcorn since it’s a great snack option that people of any age will surely enjoy. If you’re looking for a Halloween-y drink recipe, then you should try out this Halloween Dirt Shake

Common Questions

Can you substitute milk for water in Jello?

Yes, you can add milk into the Jello instead of water if that’s your preference, however, be aware it could alter the coloring in these candy corn Jello cups. 

How to make layered Jello?

This recipe uses layered Jello to create the look of a piece of candy corn. To do this, you’ll be setting one color of Jello, then add the second one and let it set. By the time the different layers have set, you now have a layered Jello snack.

prepared Candy Corn Jello Cups

Storage suggestions

Be sure to store the candy corn Jello for kids in the fridge until you’re ready to serve them so that they’re set properly!

Yield: 8

Candy Corn Jello Cups

prepared Candy Corn Jello Cups

These candy corn Jello cups are a fun creation to bring to a Halloween party this year. They're festive and so easy to make!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cool Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (3 oz.) boxes of pineapple jello
  • 2 (3 oz.) boxes of orange jello
  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 8 (5.5 oz.) plastic cups
  • Whipped cream for topping
  • Candy corn for topping

Instructions

    Place the plastic cups onto a baking sheet, or into the cups of a muffin tin, and set aside.

    Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan.

    Remove from the heat and whisk in pineapple jello, stirring until dissolved. Stir in 2 cups of cold water.

    Divide the yellow jello among the cups, filling about ⅓ full. Set aside any extra yellow jello. Move the cups to the refrigerator to chill for 3 hours.

    Then, bring 2 cups of water to a boil in your saucepan. Remove from the heat, and whisk in orange jello, stirring until dissolved. Add 2 cups of cold water and stir.

    Divide the orange jello evenly between the cups, filling the rest of the way. Set aside any extra jello. Move the cups to the refrigerator again to chill for 3 more hours.

    Before serving, top with whipped cream and candy corn pieces!

    You'll have extra jello, so eat and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 64Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 24mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 0gSugar: 14gProtein: 0g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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  1. Visiting from the Senior Salon Pit Stop – I don’t like candy corn, but I love this jello!!

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