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Makes
Serves: 8
Level
very easy
Prep Time
10
Cooking Time
120
Total Time
165

Ingredients

1 cup
chocolate cookie crumbs
250 mL
2/3 cup + 2 tbsp
sugar, divided
150 mL + 30 mL
2 tbsp
butter, melted
30 mL
½ cup
cornstarch, divided
125 mL
4 cups
milk, divided
1 L
2
eggs, divided
1 tsp
vanilla extract
5 mL
¼ cup
unsweetened cocoa powder
60 mL
¼ tsp
salt
1 mL
16
gummy worms

Method

Step 1
Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). In bowl, mix cookie crumbs and 2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar. Stir in melted butter until crumbs are coated. Transfer mixture to parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 min. until crisp; cool completely. Set aside.
Step 2
In medium heavy-bottomed saucepan, stir together 1/3 cup (75 mL) sugar and 1/4 cup (60 mL) cornstarch. Gradually whisk in 2 cups (500 mL) milk until cornstarch dissolves and mixture is smooth. Place over medium heat. Cook, whisking constantly, over medium heat until mixture just comes to a simmer. In bowl, whisk 1 egg, then slowly whisk in 1/2 cup (125 mL) hot milk mixture. Gradually stir mixture back into saucepan. Stirring constantly, bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook 1 min. to thicken. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Transfer to bowl and press plastic wrap directly onto surface (to prevent "skin" from forming on surface). Chill at least 2 hr. until cold.
Step 3
Meanwhile, in clean, medium heavy-bottomed saucepan, stir together remaining 1/3 cup (75 mL) sugar, remaining 1/4 cup (60 mL) cornstarch, cocoa powder and salt. Gradually whisk in remaining 2 cups (500 mL) milk until cornstarch dissolves and mixture is smooth. Place over medium heat. Cook, whisking constantly, over medium heat until mixture just comes to a simmer. In bowl, whisk remaining egg, then slowly whisk in 1/2 cup (125 mL) hot milk mixture. Gradually stir mixture back into saucepan. Stirring constantly, bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook 1 min. to thicken. Transfer to bowl. Press plastic wrap directly onto surface. Chill at least 2 hr. until cold.
Step 4
To assemble parfaits, spoon 2 tbsp (30 mL) vanilla pudding into bottom of 8 glasses (approx. 6 oz/170 mL each) then spread 2 tbsp (30 mL) chocolate pudding over top. Repeat layers once more. Sprinkle on with crumb “dirt topping” and garnish with 2 gummy worms per glass.
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Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (⅛ recipe):
Calories:
340
Fat:
9 g
Saturated Fat:
4.5 g
Carbs:
57 g
Sugar:
37 g
Protein:
7 g
Cholesterol:
65 mg
Fiber:
1 g
Sodium:
230 mg