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Pay Dirt Cake

 Pay Dirt Cake
With layers of crushed chocolate sandwich cookies and creamy filling, this is definitely a “rich” dessert. You can decorate the top with a few wrapped chocolate coins.—Betty Jean Jordan, Monticello, Georgia
8-10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 28 Oreo cookies
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3-1/3 cups cold milk
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant French vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Foil-wrapped chocolate coins, optional


  • Line a 2-1/2-qt. clean new pail or container with plastic wrap or use
  • a serving bowl; set aside. In a food processor or blender, process
  • the cookies until finely crushed. Set aside 2 tablespoons of crumbs
  • for topping.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and sugar. In a bowl,
  • whisk the milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Add to cream cheese
  • mixture; mix well. Fold in whipped topping.
  • Place half of the cookie crumbs in prepared container or bowl; top
  • with half of the pudding mixture. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with
  • reserved crumbs. Refrigerate until serving. Top with foil coins if
  • desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 463 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 25 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.