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No Bake Dirt Cake Recipe

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This recipe for No Bake Dirt Cake, by , is from A Legacy of Love, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rita Brennan
Added: Friday, April 10, 2009


8'' diameter flower pot (new or never used)
Garden trowel to serve cake with
Plastic Flowers
Gummy worms
2 lb. package of oreo cookies
1/2 stick butter
8 oz. package of cream cheese at room temperature
12 oz. container of cool whip
1 c. powdered sugar
2 small packages of vanilla instant pudding (mix per package directions)

Cream together butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar. In large bowl mix together milk and pudding. When it starts to get thick, add cool whip. Mix well.
Add cream cheese mixture to pudding mixture and combine well.
Line bottom of pot with foil
Put cookies in food processor and blend till fine texture - like dirt is achieved.
Begin and end with cookie mixture. Alternate layers of cookie and cream mixture.
Decorate with plastic flowers and gummy worms. Worms can be placed at different levels of mixture.
Stick trowel on top.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I made this for Lexi for her 7th birthday and it came out super cute. You can also switch up the theme and do it in a sand bucket with a shovel.




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