Dirt Cake II

Dirt Cake II


"Kids love dirt. Can be made in a large flower pot or 2 small flower pots."


servings 289 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 301 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Put the cookies in a food processor and process until they become fine crumbs. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the butter or margarine, cream cheese, confectioners sugar and vanilla flavoring. Beat on low speed to mix then beat on medium speed until smooth. Add the chocolate pudding mix and milk to the bowl. Beat on low speed to combine.
  3. Fold the whipped topping into the pudding mixture with a rubber spatula.
  4. Assemble in the ungreased 9x13 inch pan in layers as follows: first layer, 1/3 cookie crumbs; second layer, 1/2 pudding mixture; third layer, 1/3 cookie crumbs; fifth layer, 1/3 cookie crumbs.
  5. Tuck the ends of gummy worms in the cookie "dirt". Be sure to have a worm on each piece. Store in the refrigerator. Chill for at least 3 hours before serving. Cut into 15 squares, or serve with a clean garden trowel or a toy sand shovel if serving in the flower pot.
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  1. 110 Ratings


I agree the proportions for this are off....so be warned......there is a better recipe for this.....but, of course, the kids love this.....can also be made with vanilla wafers and vanilla puddin...

Wrong proportions listed with recipe. I had to throw the whole thing out. Way, way too much milk. I had to make this for a work event the next morning. I had to go out in the middle of the...

This recipe is so easy and quick!! I gathered many recipes for Dirt Cake before choosing this one. The flavors blend together so well and it took me about 15 minutes to put it together. I rec...

I got this recipe years ago from my cousin and made it when the kids were little and it is alot of fun. The talk of the party. I don't know why some had trouble with it setting up. Her recipe ev...

Everyone loves this recipe. I do make a few alterations. I omit the butter completly and use vanilla pudding instead of chocolate. I usually use one whole pkg of oreos crushed mixed in with all ...

This recipe is a pretty simple fix. Everyone keeps complaining about the measurements being wrong, but no one really offers a solution. Instead of 3 cups of milk, I only used 1.5. You could prob...

This is a great fun dessert. It may not be the greatest culinary delight of your life, but it will earn you giggles from everyone. Make the night before so it is good and cold. I put the worms ...

I changed the serving size to 30 and made individual layered cups (5 oz.) for my daughter to share with her class (and several teachers) for her birthday. I was able to get 28 (5 oz.) cups made....

I made this into a graveyard cake for a halloween party and it was a big hit. I have to say though that there is too much pudding mixture in this recipe and you can probably use only 8 oz of co...