dirt cake

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serves 10

Ingredients For dirt cake

  • 1
    flower pot
  • 1
    garden trowel
  • 6
    gummy worms
  • plastic flowers
  • 16 oz
    chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 pkg
    pudding, chocolate
  • 3 c
  • 12 oz
    whipped topping

How To Make dirt cake

  • 1
    Cream the butter or margarine, cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth and fluffy; set aside.
  • 2
    Combine the pudding mix and milk until well blended, then fold in the whipped topping.
  • 3
    Gently fold the cream cheese and pudding mixtures together.
  • 4
    To put the \"cake\" together, layer one-third of the cookie crumbs followed by 1/2 of the pudding mixture, 1/3 of the crumbs, the rest of the pudding mixture and topping with the balance of the crumbs; refrigerate 10-12 hours before serving.
  • 5
    Remove from refrigerator, decorate with flowers; serve by digging out portions with the trowel.
  • 6
    NOTE: You may substitute vanilla pudding for the chocolate if you want, and use up to 20 ounces of COOKIES.
  • 7
    NOTE: Please use a clean new plastic flower pot or take the precaution of lining a clay pot with foil and wrap the stems of live flowers if you use them in order to prevent any toxins from entering the dessert.
  • 8
    Crush the cookies until they resemble potting soil; set aside.