Monday, May 9, 2011

Dirt Pudding

This is a recipe I have wanted to try FOREVER, and thought you would like it too!  Since it's spring, our yard is filled to the brim with mud.  The flooding has been so bad that we had to park our vehicles at the shop for awhile.  Ugh! Now it rained AGAIN today so we'll be pumping water out of our basement for awhile longer.  Oh the joys!

So in honor of spring, and to have a little fun with "MUD", here's the recipe we tried today.  Hope you enjoy it!

Start by crushing up a package of cream filled oreo cookies.  I put them in a bag and smashed them with a rolling pin.  When they were done they looked something like this...

Then whip together some chocolate and vanilla pudding...I ended up NOT using the vanilla because I made WAY too much!
 (Just follow the directions on the back of the package to make the pudding.) 



Then mix together one package of cream cheese (use the 8 oz. one), 2 T. margarine, and 1 cup of sugar.  Use an electric mixer and beat it till very smooth. 



Now take the pudding mixture and blend in one container of whipped topping.  



Then take the pudding/whipped topping mixture and blend it with the 
cream cheese mixture...till smooth


Using a new flower pot, put alternating layers of the cookie mixture and the pudding mixture until full.  Finish with a layer of cookie crumbs for your dirt.  






Add gummy worms to the top of your "soil" to make your dirt look like the real thing!  





You can also add plastic flowers to the pots to make them look fun and springy!! 

There you go!!  Dirt pudding with worms and all. 
SO much fun!!!  This is a GREAT treat to use for a spring party!! 

14 comments:

Bec@littlelucylu said...

Love eating dirt!!! I do this with my kinder kids on Earth Day :-)
YUMMY!!!
You're going to link this up at Fun-day Friday, right!?! :)~
Have a good day, Sara!
~Bec

Sara said...

Oh of course I will link it up!! Thanks so much for stopping by!

Calling All Sleepyheads said...

Too cute! I just did a post on this a couple weeks ago-my friend had made these and they were so cute so I had to show them off for her. Great to see your tutorial!http://callingallsleepyheads.blogspot.com/2011/04/happy-spring.html

idesign said...

i used to love this when i was younger :)

jackie
http://jaclyndesigns.blogspot.com/

Sarah said...

Haven't had this in a long time! Used to be a favorite when I was a kid! Thanks for the flashback, I'll have to make these for my kiddos soon!

Stop by soon!
Sarah from practicalpraise@blogspot.com

Melissa said...

Oh my gosh! My girls are going to be thrilled. This is their favorite dessert and we get it at Mimi's cafe every time we go. So glad you posted this! Thanks for linking to Fancy Friday, too.

Kristin said...

I've done this before and loved it...kids love it too!!! Looks very yummy!

The Farmer's Wife said...

I love making dirt pudding! I have made it in 9x13 cake pan to create "farm ground" and topped it with John Deere farm machinery.

CarliAlice @ GG2Life said...

That looks so cute! We're not pudding people though. I consider that after surgery food. It's a long story. I'm a new follower from Fancy Friday blog hop. http://www.grandmasguidetolife.blogspot.com

Sara said...

Thank you all for stopping by!!! So good to have you here!! :)

More Milestones said...

I LOVE this. So cute and so yummy!

Rachel at Sun Scholars said...

We've done this several times. Always such a big hit with the kids. I love it!

I would love to have you share this at my For the Kids link party! Stop by and join in on the fun!

http://sunscholars.blogspot.com/2011/05/for-kids-friday-9.html

Rachel at Sun Scholars said...

Thanks so much for stopping by and linking up! I just shared your post with my Facebook friends :)

Sara said...

Oh that is AWESOME!! ;)

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