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Dirt Cake II

Dirt Cake II

DARLENEL

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

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Nutrition

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  • 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

Directions

  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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Reviews

STREETANGEL
102
7/9/2003

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 pudding and called "sand".......This has potential, but the proportions need to be adjusted........so, I would recommend another recipe for this.......I believe the correct recipe is posted on allrecipes.com

WIFEOBART
89
7/15/2003

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 night and buy all the ingredients again (this time following a different recipe).

MURPHI1216
43
10/10/2002

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 recommend putting the cookies in a baggie, breaking up with a rolling pin or meat mallot, and then put into food processor to crush to the consistency of dirt - you end up with less "chunks" that way.