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Flower Pot Dirt Cake (To Celebrate Spring) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christine Beuten
Added: Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1- 8 1/2 " clay flower pot
1 garden spade
gummy worms
artificial flowers (tulips work great)
1- 1 1/2 lb package oreo cookies
1/2 stick butter or margarine (softened)
8 oz cream cheese (softened)
3 1/2 c. milk
1 c. powdered sugar
2 small packages instant vanilla pudding
12 oz cool whip (thawed)

Directions:
Directions:
Scrub and rinse clay flower pot and garden spade. (use new, of course) Bake pot in preheated 200 oven for 15 minutes. Cool. Plug hole at bottom with gum drops or marshmallow. Crush cookies--set aside.
For pudding mixture blend butter and cream cheese. Slowly add milk, sugar, pudding. Fold in cool whip.
Alternately layer cookie crumbs and pudding mixture in flower pot starting and ending with cookie crumbs. Refrigerate overnight. Decorate with flowers and worms. (poke worm into "dirt" and let them stick out over side of pot)
Use garden spade to serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Real cute idea for spring parties. Let the flowers bloom, the kids just love this.

 

 

 

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