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Halloween Dirt Shake

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This fun halloween dirt shake is easy to make and super tasty! It’s the perfect festive holiday treat for the spookiest night of the year. Halloween dirt desserts are great for parties and family gatherings too!

When it comes to making themed desserts for holidays you really can’t go wrong with Halloween. It’s a festive time of year and it’s a holiday that revolves around sweets in most cultures. Here in the US we send kids out begging for treats in the neighborhood, etc.

It makes sense then that we should have some great desserts to enjoy during the Halloween / fall season. This Halloween dirt shake is great for anyone who wants a portable, slurp worthy, spooky snack.

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pin showing the finished halloween dirt shake with title across the middle.

If you have never made a dessert that is “dirt” themed before you should try them! We have a few and they are all great. Dirt recipes usually show up around the Halloween season because it’s super easy to crush up Oreo cookies and make them look like…dirt!

Then you can use these crushed up cookies as decorations or include them in your recipes for a delicious and on point holiday treat. Kids love to help make and eat these dirt recipes.

a glass full of the halloween dirt shake recipe.

Halloween dirt shakes are excellent for any time of year but you can spice them up with gummy worms and festive sprinkles that add a holiday themed punch. This is also a dupe for the Oreo dirt cake blizzard from Dairy Queen, keep that in mind if you have fans of that flavor in your life. This shake will make them smile for sure.

finished halloween dirt shake.

What you’ll need to make Halloween dirt shakes:

This recipe uses chocolate ice cream, milk, oreo cookies, and gummy worms. That’s all! If you want to make this more like the Dairy Queen version you could make a batch of this easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge and use the chocolate only layer to add chunks into this shake.

With just a few simple ingredients you’ll be on your way to a tasty dessert or drink that everyone will love. Now that Oreo makes gluten free options you can also make this one available to anyone, even those with a gluten sensitivity!

ingredients for making halloween dirt shakes.

Kitchen Essentials For Drink Recipes:

You can make water infusion recipes with your favorite infusion pitcher, or just make a batch and carry it with you in your favorite reusable water bottle

If you want to muddle the fruit a bit you might want to have a muddler or wooden spoon to use. You can also use reusable infusion water bottles so you can keep adding more water throughout the day while keeping the fruit benefits going!

For smoothies you will want a great blender as well as some insulated travel cups so you can enjoy the smoothie at the perfect temperature.

close up view of the cookies for the halloween dirt shake.

How to make Halloween Dirt Shakes:

This recipe is really easy to whip up. If you have a good blender it’s even easier. Make sure you try out this simple recipe for a tasty treat that everyone will love.

Place crumbled oreos and six scoops of chocolate ice cream into a blender. Blend well. 

ice cream going into the blender

If the ice cream is too thick add a small amount of milk. The ice cream I used is not, you just have to work it with a spoon in the blender to get all the oreos blended well.

blending up the halloween dirt shake.

Pour into a glass and top with two oreos and gummy worms. 

topped with treats and ready to serve.

Note: the dairy queen version comes with fudge pieces. You can definitely add fudge pieces as you layer the ice cream into the glass. 

a look at the finished halloween dirt shake

Looking for more Halloween themed recipes to try?

Here are some of our other favorite Halloween themed recipes that you will definitely want to try. There’s something for everyone and it’s easier than ever to get your meal plans together for a halloween party or family gathering.

If you have little ones at home who like to help in the kitchen these are some great recipes that with which they will love to assist. There are even a few more dirt recipes included in this list so you can have fun serving up treats that look extra spooky while being full of the Oreo cookie flavors we know and love.

close up finished halloween dirt shake

Printable Halloween Dirt Shake Recipe:

Yield: 2

Halloween Dirt Shake

finished halloween dirt shake ready to eat

This fun halloween dirt shake is easy to make and super tasty! It's the perfect festive holiday treat for the spookiest night of the year. Halloween dirt desserts are great for parties and family gatherings too!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 scoops chocolate ice cream
  • 3 gummy worms
  • 6 oreo cookies (gluten free if you want)
  • 1/4 cup milk (this is only needed if your ice cream is too thick)

Instructions

  1. Place crumbled oreos and six scoops of chocolate ice cream into a blender. Blend well.
  2. If the ice cream is too thick add a small amount of milk. The ice cream I used is not, you just have to work it with a spoon in the blender to get all the oreos blended well.
  3. Pour into a glass and top with two oreos and gummy worms.
  4. Note: the dairy queen version comes with fudge pieces. You can definitely add fudge pieces as you layer the ice cream into the glass.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 647Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 305mgCarbohydrates: 93gFiber: 3gSugar: 72gProtein: 10g

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

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