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Worms in Dirt Treat Recipe

This is a treat loved by all.  It is so easy to make and can be made by birthday parties, classroom treats and everything in between.

What You Will Need:

–   1 package of Oreo cookies (16 oz pack)

–   2 cups of milk

–   8 oz of Cool Whip

–   1 package of chocolate instant pudding

–   Clear cups or bowels (I use plastic cups to prevent breakage and
things to go missing)

–   Gummy worms

What You Will Need to Do:

1.   Place Oreo cookies into a Ziploc bag and crush with a rolling pin.

2.   Pour cold milk into a bowl, add pudding mix and beat like you’d normally do when making pudding.  Let the contents of the bowl stand for 5 minutes.

3.   Now stir in whipped topping and 1/2 of the crushed Oreo cookies.

4.   Depending on how much you want to serve in each cup (I usually make about 6 with this recipe), place 1 Tbsp of the crushed cookies and one gummy worm into the bottom of each cup.

5.   Next, fill cups about ¾ of the way with the pudding and then sprinkle more crushed cookies on top.

6.   Finally, place in the fridge like you would normally do with pudding.  Right before serving, place a few more gummy worms.

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Frozen Grasshopper Squares Dessert Recipe

Here’s another cool treat for a hot summer day that I found on the Kraft website:

Frozen Grasshopper Squares recipe

What You’ll Need:

28 Oreo Cookies, divided

1 tub (1.62 L) chocolate chip-mint ice cream, softened

3 cups thawed Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping

1 square Baker’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate, grated

what you’ll need to do:

LINE 13×9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Crush 20 cookies; sprinkle onto bottom of prepared pan.

SPREAD ice cream over crumbs in pan; top with Cool Whip and grated chocolate.

FREEZE 3 hours. Remove from freezer 15 min. before serving. Let stand at room temperature to soften slightly. Use foil handles to lift dessert from pan before cutting into squares. Cut remaining cookies in half; use to garnish dessert squares.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

 

I cannot find the words to describe how much I love desserts that are both salty and sweet.  I think it’s a perfect combination and this recipe fulfills a craving like this that I found at the Philadelphia website.

 

What You Will Need:

–   1 ¼ cups of Oreo baking crumbs

–   1/4 cup of melted butter

–   3 packages (250g) of cream cheese

–   3 eggs

–   3/4 cup of sugar

–   1/2 cup of baker’s semisweet chocolate – melted

–   3/4 cup of thick caramel sauce

–   1/2 tsp of course sea salt

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 350°F.

2.   In a bowl, mix the Oreo crumbs and butter together.  Then press onto a bottom of a 9” springform pan.

3.   Now beat the cream cheese and sugar together.  Then slowly add the eggs.  Follow by stirring in the chocolate.  Pour over the crust.

4.   Bake for 40 minutes.  Let cool and then run a knife around the rim of pan to loosen cake.  Place in the refrigerator for about 4 hours.

5.   Spread the caramel sauce over the cheesecake and then sprinkle the salt on top.

 

Yum!

 

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Dessert Recipe

 

With the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, this salty and sweet recipe is incredible:

What You Will Need:

–   20 Oreos

–   2 Tbsp of butter

–   1 package (250g/8oz) of cream cheese

–   1 ½ cups of sugar

–   ½ cup of peanut butter

–   2 cups of frozen whipped topping, thawed

–   1 cup of cold milk

–   15 chopped up miniature peanut butter cups

–   1 package of instant chocolate fudge pudding mix

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Crush 16 Oreos and mix with the butter.

2.   Press the crushed Oreos into a 9” square dish.

3.   In a bowl, beat 1 cup of sugar, cream cheese and peanut butter until smooth.

4.   Next, fold in half of the whipped topping and then spread over the Oreos crust.  Now distribute the peanut butter cups over top

5.   In a bowl, beat the rest of the sugar, milk and pudding mix.

6.   Next, fold in the remaining whipped topping and then spread over the peanut butter cups.

7.   Sprinkle the rest of the crusted Oreos on top and place in the refrigerator before serving.

 

Cookies ‘n Cream Mini Cheesecakes Recipe


 

Usually when I think of Cookies ‘n Cream, I think of ice cream but this is a great alternative:

 

What You Will Need:

–   16 crushed Oreo cookies

–   2 Tbsp of melted butter

–   1 package (250g/8oz) of cream cheese

–   ¼ cup of milk

–   2 Tbsp of sugar

–   1 tsp of vanilla

–   1 egg

–   4 Oreo cookies cut into ¼” pieces

–   3 Tbsp of semisweet chocolate chips

–   1 tsp of shortening

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 325°F.

2.   Line 24 miniature muffin cups with baking cups.

3.   In a bowl, mix crushed cookies and butter.  Press 1 teaspoon cookie mixture firmly in bottom of each muffin cup.

4.   In another bowl, beat cream cheese, milk and sugar with electric mixer until contents become fluffy.

5.   Add vanilla, egg and continue to beat.

6.   Fold in cut-up cookies.

7.   Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon cream cheese mixture into each crust-lined muffin cup.

8.   Bake for 12-14 minutes or until edges are set and centers are still soft.  Cool in pan on cooling rack 30 minutes.

9.   Refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 48 hours before enjoying.

10.   Before are about to serve the cupcakes, in a microwave safe measuring cup, combine chocolate chips and shortening.  Microwave until contents of cup have melted, stirring once.  Drizzle chocolate over tops of cheesecakes.

 

Enjoy!

 

OREO Cookie Balls Recipe

OREO Cookie Balls recipe

 

Here is a simple, yet delicious recipe that I found at the Kraft website with a few personal changes:

What You Will Need:

–   1 package of Oreo cookies, finely crushed

–   1 package (250g) of cream cheese

–   2 packages of semi-sweet chocolate

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Remove 1 Tbsp. cookie crumbs.  Mix cream cheese and remaining crumbs until well blended.  Shape into 42 (1-inch) balls.  Refrigerate for about 30 minutes.

2.   Melt the chocolate squares as directed on package.  Dip balls in chocolate; place in single layer on waxed paper-covered baking sheet.  Sprinkle with reserved crumbs.

3.   Place in the refrigerator for about an hour or until the cookie balls become firm.

 

Cookies & Cream Frozen Dessert

It is so hot in my place right now.  All I can think about at the moment is different ways to keep cool.  Here’s a yummy recipe I found on the Kraft website:

 

Cookies & Cream Freeze recipe

 

 

What You’ll Need

14 Oreo Cookies, divided

1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla

2 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping

4 squares Baker’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted, cooled slightly

 

What You’ll Need to Do:

LINE 8×4-inch loaf pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Place 8 cookies on bottom of pan. Crumble remaining cookies.

BEAT cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Stir in Cool Whip. Spoon about 1-1/2 cups cream cheese mixture into medium bowl; stir in melted chocolate.

SPREAD remaining cream cheese mixture over cookies in pan. Sprinkle with crumbled cookies; gently press into cream cheese mixture with back of spoon. Cover with Cool Whip mixture. Freeze 3 hours or until firm.

REMOVE dessert from freezer about 10 min. before serving; invert onto plate. Remove foil. Let dessert stand at room temperature to soften slightly before cutting to serve.

 

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