Mr. Food: The Ultimate Dirt Cake

What You’ll Need

  • 24 chocolate sandwich cookies, finely crushed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (4-serving-size) package instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1/2 cups milk
  • Assorted gummy worms for garnish

What to Do

  1. Reserve 2 tablespoons cookie crumbs; place remaining cookie crumbs in a medium bowl. Add butter and mix well.
  2. Press crumb mixture into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Chill until ready to use.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, peanut butter, and confectioners’ sugar until creamy. Stir in whipped topping until completely mixed. Evenly spread over cookie crust.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk pudding mix and milk until thickened. Spread over cream cheese layer. Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs and garnish with gummy worms.
  5. Refrigerate 4 hours, or until ready to serve.


Want the “dirt” on another chocolate-y dessert? Why not “dig in” to our Chocolate Lava Cakes, too?!