Easy Neapolitan Frozen Dessert Cups Recipe

It may not be officially summer, but there is no holding back the heat in New Orleans! Any frozen treat is a welcome addition to a Southern Summer party but these Neapolitan Frozen Dessert Cups will delight guests of all ages. And best of all? You don’t have to turn on the oven!

What You Will Need:

  • 24 Vanilla Sandwich Cookies
  • ¼ cup Butter, melted
  • 4-6 oz. Whipped Topping
  • 9 oz. pkg. Chocolate Pudding
  • 12 Cupcake Liners
  • Rainbow Jimmies
  • Pink Gel Food Coloring

Neapolitan Frozen Dessert Cups Ingredients
How to Make It:

    1. Prepare pudding according to package directions and place in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.
    2. Crush the cookies in a food processor. Combine them with the melted butter until well combined.


  1. Put the cupcake liners into a cupcake pan and divide the crushed cookie mixture between the 12 liners. They should be about a third filled. Press the cookie mixture down tightly with the back of a spoon.
  2. For the next layer, spoon pudding into each cup filling them up about another third. Make sure to smooth the pudding out.
  3. Add a few drops of food color to the whipped topping and gently stir until its combined. Add a layer of the pink whipped topping over the layer of chocolate pudding. Make sure this last layer comes to the top of the cupcake liners and smooth it out.
  4. Sprinkle some rainbow jimmies over each dessert cup.
  5. Place in the freezer for 4-6 hours or overnight.
  6. These are a great sweet treat on a hot summer day!


frozen dessert cups


12 thoughts on “Easy Neapolitan Frozen Dessert Cups Recipe”

  1. Now, this is something I have not seen. What a grand idea. My kids would love that and my son would love to help me make them. WINNER!

  2. My grandchildren will be staying over this weekend. I will make these for them. Oh I am looking forward to the fun we’ll have! Thanks for the recipe idea!

  3. We always have this 2-week period of cloudy days in June. We call it the June Gloom. As soon as it burns off, it’ll be hot through October. We are going to be eating a lot of these all summer long!

  4. Now this is a new way to have neapolitan ice cream. So innovative and perfect treats for the summer!

  5. I can’t wait to give these a try when we get back stateside. Neapolitan ice cream has been my favorite since childhood. Something about mixing those 3 awesome flavors together just makes me happy.

  6. Such a pretty looking dessert! I am sure I would be getting praises when I serve this dessert cups to my guests. Of course, I will tell them I got the recipe from you. Thanks for sharing!

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