Dirt Pudding


This sand pudding is delicious! There are so many various ways to present it, and it’s extremely simple to make.

Dirt Pudding

Prep Time:
15 mins

Additional Time:
30 mins

Total Time:
45 mins

What’s the deal with dirt pudding?

Everyone should know how to make dirt pudding (also known as dirt cups), a traditional children’s recipe. It may seem absurd to garnish with gummy worms and use crushed Oreos to resemble dirt, but the truth is that this creamy, rich, and easy-to-assemble layered dessert tastes unbelievably fantastic and is just as much fun to prepare as it is to eat.

When is the appropriate occasion to prepare dirt pudding?

Dirt pudding constitutes an excellent choice for either hosting or participating in a Halloween gathering, as it consistently proves to be highly favored among attendees. Nevertheless, it is important to acknowledge that dirt pudding is not strictly bound to the seasonal theme of Halloween. This no-bake delicacy can be enjoyed throughout the year, and on each instance of its preparation, it is bound to evoke joy and enthusiasm, both among children and adults alike.



  1. Milk, 3 cups
  2. ΒΌ cup butter softened
  3. 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese, softened
  4. 1 (12-ounce) container of frozen whipped topping, thawed
  5. 2 (3.5 ounces) packages of instant French vanilla pudding mix
  6. 1 (14-ounce) package of chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies, crushed (divided)

Make Dirt Pudding at Home

The hard approach, with homemade pudding and freshly prepared whipped cream, is certainly an option. However, the conveniences from the shop, such instant pudding and Cool Whip, are used to make the dirt dessert I know and love, and it is very great!

Method for Making Dirt Pudding

Method. 1

For roughly 2 minutes, whisk milk and pudding mix in a large bowl until softly set. As it stands, the pudding will get thicker.

Method. 2

In another bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar, cream cheese, and butter. Beat until well-combined. Gently fold in the frozen whipped topping after fully incorporating the cream cheese mixture into the pudding.


Method. 3

Spread out half of the cookie crumbs in the bottom of a 9×12-inch dish. The remaining cookie crumbs should completely enclose the pudding mixture and pudding-covered cookie crumbs. After all, chill before serving for at least 30 minutes.

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