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Dirt Cake

Servings: 15
This cake makes a great centerpiece for your holiday table, and is a great conversation piece.

2 lbs. Oreo Cookies, crushed
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
1 stick Oleo margarine
1 large (16 oz.) tub Cool Whip
1 large package Instant Chocolate pudding mix
1 large package Instant Vanilla pudding mix
A (NEW) 8-inch Plastic Flower Pot
1 bunch of (artificial) Christmas flowers
Candy Gummy Worms

Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, margarine and cool whip in large bowl. Mix each box of pudding with 2 1/2 cups of milk (enough to make a thick pudding). Crush Oreo cookies in a blender, food processor, or you can use a salad shooter.

To Layer in Flower Pot:
Bottom Layer:
Layer bottom layer of plastic flower pot with crushed Oreos (For the Dirt).

Second Layer:
A layer of chocolate pudding.

Third Layer:
A layer of vanilla pudding.

Fourth Layer:
Another layer of crushed Oreos.

Fifth Layer:
A layer of Cream cheese /Cool Whip mixture.

Sixth Layer:
Crushed Oreos.

Seventh Layer:
Another layer of Chocolate pudding.

Eigth Layer:
Another layer of Vanilla pudding.

Ninth and final (Top) Layer:
The remaining crushed Oreos.

Top layer should look like Potting soil. Chill until firm before serving. You can stick artificial (silk) flowers in top of "dirt" and put candy gummy worms on top of "dirt".

Makes 15 servings.

Source: My Mother Ruby Taylor's Collection
Submitted By: Wesley Taylor
Date: November 17, 2003