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Dirt Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Theresa Monfet
Added: Thursday, August 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box Oreos - about 16 ounces
6 ounces of cream cheese, softened
1 package vanilla or chocolate instant pudding mix (4 serving size)
1 1/2 cups milk*
8 ounce container Cool Whip
Small bag of gummy worms

Directions:
Directions:
Crush the cookies to make the sand or dirt. They may be crushed in a food processor, or put in a zip-loc bag and crush with a rolling pin.


In another bowl, whip the cream cheese with an electric mixer until soft. Add the pudding mix, milk and Cool Whip and mix.


Using a large, clean sand pail, layer 1/5 of the crumbs on the bottom. Top with 1/3 of the pudding mixture, then a layer of crumbs, pudding, crumbs, pudding, then end with crumbs. Cover and refrigerate.


A plastic flower pot may be used for the dirt cake. It may be decorated with gummy worms and a plastic flower may be added.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great dessert for a kids or family get together.

 

 

 

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