Makeover Dirt Dessert Recipe
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Makeover Dirt Dessert Recipe

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This lightened-up dessert from the original sent in by Kristi Linton of Bay City, Michigan makes an amazing after-dinner treat. Break out the spoons and make sure you get a bite, because this is one dessert that won't be around for long!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3-1/2 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 2 packages (1 ounce each) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 package (15-1/2 ounces) reduced-fat Oreo cookies, crushed

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 208 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 364 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheeses and confectioners' sugar until smooth. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes; let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Gradually stir into cream cheese mixture. Fold in whipped topping.
  2. Spread 1-1/3 cups of crushed cookies into an ungreased 13x9-in. dish. Layer with half of the pudding mixture and half of the remaining cookies. Repeat layers. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 20 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Dirt Dessert in Light & Tasty June/July 2007, p9

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 208 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 364 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Dec. 27, 2013

This is super easy and you don't miss all the fat and sugar. This was even a hit with my young sons. You can easily change up the flavor by using different puddings etc.

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

Fabulous! My son-in-law was crazy about it -- and it's so easy!

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2012

This has always been one of my family's favorite desserts so when I saw this makeover, I was elated. I use Fat Free, Sugar Free Lemon pudding rather than the chocolate and it is truly yummy.

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

I made this for a family dinner and took the leftovers into work. Since then it's been requested for all of the functions. They always say I'm lying when I tell them it's a light version!!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

I made this for a family dinner and took the leftovers into work. Since then it's been requested for all of the functions. They always say I'm lying when I tell them it's a light version!!

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