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no-bake ding dong cake

★★★★★ 5
a recipe by
Rachel Hubbard
Brighton, IL


Blue Ribbon Recipe

In the summer, when looking for a cool and creamy dessert that won't heat up the kitchen, this no-bake Ding Dong cake will be a winner. It'll be a hit with kids and adults all summer long. Ding Dongs are sliced in half and are the chocolaty base for this dessert. Then there is a thick cream cheese layer and a creamy pudding layer. Cool Whip is then spread on top. We added chocolate sprinkles, but you could scatter chopped leftover Ding Dongs or leave the top plain. If you have a sweet tooth or love Ding Dongs, this dessert is for you.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 5
serves 12
prep time 35 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For no-bake ding dong cake

  • 1 box
    Ding Dongs
  • 2 pkg
    Cool Whip (8 oz each)
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, softened (8 oz)
  • 2 box
    pudding; chocolate, vanilla or 1 of each (3.14 oz each)
  • 3 c

How To Make no-bake ding dong cake

  • Sliced Ding Dongs in a baking dish.
    Cut Ding Dong in half lengthwise. Place them, cream side up, on the bottom of a 9x13 pan.
  • Cool Whip blended with cream cheese.
    Blend 1 tub of Cool Whip with cream cheese. Blend until smooth.
  • Cream cheese mixture spread over the Ding Dongs.
    Spread the cream cheese mixture over Ding Dongs.
  • Pudding and milk whisked together.
    Mix 2 boxes of pudding with the milk.
  • Pudding mixture spread over cream cheese mixture.
    Spread the pudding mixture over the cream cheese mixture.
  • Cool Whip spread on top and ready to chill.
    Top with the other tub of Cool Whip. Refrigerate overnight.