Heard of dirt cake? Well, this is its vanilla counterpart. It's fun to serve it in a child's plastic bucket and shovel.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pulse vanilla wafer cookies in a food processor in batches until finely ground.

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  • Combine cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, butter, and vanilla extract in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer on low speed until moistened. Increase speed to medium and beat until smooth. Add milk and vanilla pudding mix; beat on low speed until smooth. Fold in whipped topping with a spatula.

  • Layer wafer cookie crumbs and pudding mixture in a large bowl.

Nutrition Facts

414 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 53.2g; fat 20.9g; cholesterol 26.7mg; sodium 393.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2018
This is always a hit. While many people put it in a sand bucket this is the second time I made it and put it in a (new and cleaned) litter box. I mixed in Tootsie Rolls and clumped some on top for effect. I ve added the only picture I got of it before it was devoured. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/31/2017
This is always a hit. While many people put it in a sand bucket this is the second time I made it and put it in a (new and cleaned) litter box. I mixed in Tootsie Rolls and clumped some on top for effect. I ve added the only picture I got of it before it was devoured. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/07/2020
Super delicious and easy to make. My kids favorite dessert. The only thing I changed is less sugar than the recipe calls for. It came out too sweet for our taste the first time we made it. Read More
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