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Dirt Pudding

Flower pot and flower optional. Most of the time this delicious dessert is made in a large bowl.


  • 1 lg. pkg. Oreo cookies
  • 1/2 stick butter room temperature
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 3 1/2 c. milk
  • 2 pkgs. instant French vanilla pudding
  • 1 12 oz. carton Cool Whip
  • unglazed terra cotta pots - clay or plastic
  • drinking straws
  • Artificial flowers to insert into dessert


  1. Crush well one whole package of Oreo cookies. Set aside.
  2. Cream together butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar.
  3. In separate bowl, mix together milk and pudding mix.
  4. Add pudding to creamed mixture.
  5. Fold in Cool Whip.
  6. Wash and dry flower pots. Place a piece of parchment paper in the bottom of the pot to cover the hole.
  7. Place a couple of tablespoons of the crushed oreos in the bottom of the pot. Add a tablespoon of pudding mixture.
  8. Cut straw to 3/4ths the height of the pot. Insert the straw in the center of the pot, allowing the pudding mixture to hold it upright.
  9. Continue to fill the pot with the pudding mixture until it reaches the height of the straw. Do not cover up the straw.
  10. Place the stem of the flower into the straw - cut the stem to the height that you want.
  11. Place the crushed oreos on top of the pudding to represent dirt.
  12. Place gummy worms in the 'dirt'.

Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Old World Garden Farms