Dirt Cake

This chocolate cake gets its name from the fact that it looks like dirt! It’s perfect for a kids’ birthday party or for anyone who loves getting their hands dirty in the garden. The best part is that it’s super easy to make – all you need is a little bit of time and some patience.


  • 32 ounces chocolate sandwich cookies with creme filling,
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened,
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened,
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar,
  • 3 1/2 cups milk,
  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping(such as Cool Whip), thawed,
  • 2 (3.5 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix


1. Finely crush the chocolate cookies in a food processor until they are a fine crumb consistency. (The white cream from the cookies will disappear.)

2. In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, butter, and confectioners’ sugar until it is smooth.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together milk, whipped topping, and pudding mix until combined.

4. Fold the butter mixture into the pudding mixture until well-combined.

5. Layer the crushed cookies and pudding mixture alternately in a medium flower pot, starting and ending with cookies.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving size: 1/12 of recipe
  • Calories: 490
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Saturated fat: 12 g
  • Unsaturated fat: 10 g
  • Trans fat: 0.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 67 g
  • Sugar: 42 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 6
Dirt Cake

How do you make dirt come?

Dirt is made up of small particles of rocks and minerals. These particles are moved around by wind, water, and animals. Over time, the particles settle into place and become dirt.

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There are many ways to make dirt come. One way is to till the soil. This loosens up the top layer of soil so that new seeds can be planted. Tilling also helps aerate the soil and improve drainage. Another way to make dirt come is to add organic matter such as compost or manure. This enriches the soil with nutrients that plants need to grow healthy and strong.

Where did the dirt cake come from?

The dirt cake is a dessert that has evolved over time from the Mississippi Mud Pie. The earliest known recipe for the Mississippi Mud Pie dates back to the mid-1960s, and its likely culinary ancestors include Elizabethan-era Trifle (cake and whipped cream), 19th century Viennese torts, 1900s double fudge brownies, 1920s Black Bottom Pie, and 1950s novelty ice cream cakes.

The dirt cake gets its name from its appearance, which resembles that of a freshly dug up mound of dirt. It is typically made with chocolate pudding or chocolate frosting, Oreo cookies or graham crackers, and often includes gummy worms or other candy “critters” poking out of the top. While the exact origins of the dirt cake are unknown, it has become a popular dessert in recent years due to its ease of preparation and kid-friendly appeal.

How do you make dirty dirt?

Dirty dirt is a popular dessert that is made by combining cream cheese, butter, confectioners’ sugar, milk, instant vanilla pudding mix, and frozen whipped topping. The mixture is then layered with Oreo cookies and shaved white chocolate.

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What ingredients do you need to make dirt cake?

In order to make dirt cake, you will need the following ingredients: 32 ounces chocolate sandwich cookies with creme filling, 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened, ½ cup butter, softened, ½ cup confectioners’ sugar, 3 ½ cups milk, 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed and 2 (3.5 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix.

First, you will need to crush the chocolate sandwich cookies into fine crumbs. You can do this by placing them in a food processor or blender and pulsing until they are finely ground. Alternatively, you can place them in a zip-top bag and use a rolling pin to roll over them until they are crushed into crumbs.

Next, you will need to cream together the cream cheese and butter until they are light and fluffy. Then add in the confectioners’ sugar and continue mixing until everything is well combined. Set this mixture aside for now.

In a large bowl or pitcher whisk together the milk and pudding mix(es) until there are no lumps remaining and the pudding has thickened slightly. This should only take a minute or two. Add half of the pudding mixture to the bowl with the cream cheese mixture and stir gently until combined – be careful not to overmix as this will deflate the pudding slightly. Set this bowl aside as well.

Now it’s time to assemble your dirt cake! Get out an 8×8 inch baking dish or something similar – anything that is roughly 2 quarts in size should work just fine here.

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How do you make a healthy dirt cake?

To make a healthy dirt cake, you will need: -1 gallon sized ziplock bag -Oreo cookies -Festive sprinkles -Plain Greek yogurt -Milk -Dry pudding mix

First, crush the Oreo cookies into the ziplock bag. Add festive sprinkles to the crushed Oreos and zip the bag shut. Use your hands to blend the sprinkles in with the Oreos. In a large bowl, whisk together plain Greek yogurt, milk and dry pudding mix until thickened (about 2 minutes).

Pour half of the mixture over an 8×8 inch glass dish or container. Then sprinkle 1/2 cup of the Oreo crumbles evenly on top. Spoon or pipe remaining yogurt mixture over crumbs.

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