Dirt Cake III

Dirt Cake III


"An irresistible dessert with a chocolate cookie crust and a light creamy filling. Perfect for parties. This can also be prepared in a flower pot with gummy worms added. Great for children's parties."


15 m servings 250 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 250 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.6 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 300 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Using a blender or food processor, crush 2/3 of the cookies. Stir in the melted butter, then press into a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together instant pudding and milk. chill in freezer until thickened. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese into the pudding. Fold the dessert topping into the pudding mixture by hand.
  3. Spread over the prepared crust. Crush the remaining cookies in the blender, and sprinkle over the top of the pudding layer. chill for at least 4 hours or until serving time.
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  1. 57 Ratings


I loved the dirt cake. I will in the future however, beat the cream cheese by itself first or maybe with a little of the butter. When I added the cream cheese brick to the cold pudding with the ...

I made this several times over the summer for picnics. Everyone loved it and it's now requested for other gatherings. Beware if someone else cuts it, they have a tendency to leave the cookie c...

This stuff is AWESOME. I prefer to 'frost' the top with the Cool Whip, instead of mixing it in, but I'm sure it's great either way. Also, the recipe doesn't specify to soften the cream cheese,...

I made this for a Halloween party and it came out delicious. I substituted reduced fat cream cheese & whipped topping as well as skim milk--we didn't taste the difference and neither did the ki...

My sister shared this recipe years ago and I've been making it ever since. We both prefer French Vanilla Pudding. To make it go further we make it with 3 boxes of pudding, 5 C milk and a 12 oz...

Not sure what I did wrong, but I had to throw the cake out. My only substitution was a use lo-fat pudding mix, and my cake turned GREEN.

I love to make this for Halloween in a pumpkin bucket! This looks great in any see-through container. I distribute gummy worms throughout the layers and add extras sticking out the top! I al...

Very, very simple, but great tasting! Everyone raved about the taste, the kids loved it. Even better tasting the second day.

This recipe came out tasting better then I expected. I was addicted at first taste. I just thought with nothing solid to chew it wouldn't be good to eat but I was wrong. This is a great desert a...