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neapolitan dirt

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Dana Moore AKA: Southern Gals Cook
Alvaton, KY

I was making the usual Dirt for company and opened the cabinet to get out the boring vanilla pudding. However, a box of this new Strawberry Cream Pudding fell out of the cabinet so I thought I would try it. The end result was AMAZING! It is sooooo much better than the original.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This layered dessert mimics the flavors of Neapolitan ice cream in one creamy dish. An Oreo crumb crust layer acts as a nice platform for the rest of the yumminess. The cream cheese layer is light and fluffy; it kind of reminded us of a no-bake cheesecake. Finally, the pudding layer is full of strawberry flavor and really makes this easy dessert special. Oreos on top add a bit of crunch. Let's be honest, Oreos sprinkled on top of almost anything is seriously delicious. A heavenly no-bake dessert recipe.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 8 -10
prep time 20 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For neapolitan dirt

  • 1 pkg
    Oreos (14.3 oz)
  • 4 Tbsp
    real butter, melted
  • 12 oz
    Cool Whip with 1 tsp vanilla extract mixed in
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 box
    Jell-o strawberry cream instant pudding, 3.4 oz.

How To Make neapolitan dirt

Test Kitchen Tips
Strawberry Creme Pudding Jell-O seems to be seasonal. If you can't find it (we couldn't at this time of year), strawberry cupcake pudding is an excellent substitute.
  • Oreos put in a food processor.
    Place 1/2 package of the Oreos in a food processor.
  • Processed until Oreos are crumbs.
    Process until Oreos are crumbs.
  • Oreos and melted butter formed into a crust.
    Melt butter in a 9x13 inch dish. Pour Oreos in with the butter and stir until moistened. Press into the bottom of the dish to make with the Oreos.
  • Cool Whip, cream cheese, and sugar whipped together.
    In a large mixing bowl add Cool Whip, cream cheese, and sugar. Mix on high speed until mixture is fluffy and free of lumps.
  • Pouring whipped topping over the Oreo crust.
    Pour over Oreos and smooth out.
  • Mixing pudding, milk, and whipped cream in a bowl.
    Using the same mixing bowl, add pudding, milk, and whipping cream. Mix on high speed until pudding is thickened.
  • Pouring pudding over cream cheese layer.
    Pour over top of cream cheese mixture.
  • Sprinkling crushed Oreos on top of pudding.
    Crush up remaining Oreos and sprinkle over top of pudding. Chill for about 15 minutes or until ready to serve.