Isn’t it funny that today is national Oreo Day…right in the middle of Dairy Month? That’s how like my Oreos…dipped in milk.
June is National Dairy Month. Usually, ice cream eating is promoted but there are so many other delicious ways to use dairy products. I’ll post a recipe a day for the rest of June on my blog using milk or milk made ingredients. For starters let’s go with the forgotten oreo dessert. I say forgotten, I think I forgot about it…on purpose. Like any good, high-calorie dessert, it needs revisiting. No baking is required, that makes it great for summer. If there is a 4th of July picnic in your future here is your cold dish to take. More than likely you will come home with an empty dish…better make two then.
Oreo Dessert…aka Dirt Cake
1 package of Oreos
1/2 stick of real butter
8oz cream cheese bar and left out to soften
1 small instant vanilla pudding box
8 oz cool whip
3 cups of milk
1 cup of sugar
Crush Oreos, as big or small as you’d like. Save out a few for the topping. Then add butter and pat into a 9×13 baking dish. Next, in your mixer add pudding in the box, milk, cream cheese, and sugar. Be careful it could splash a little at first. Then fold in your cool whip. Once it is nice and smooth, spread over your Oreos in your 9×13. Top with remaining Oreos. Put in the fridge about 3 hours before you need to serve it to your guest.
This is also the recipe moms use for Dirt Cups for their kids. You can make in individual plastic cups, use extra crushed Oreos for the topping (it looks the potting soil)and add Gummy Worms. For you who like to be creative, check out the new flavors of Oreos, and change up your pudding to complement your dessert. Maybe try Red Velvet Oreos, with the instant cream cheese pudding. Maybe Mint Oreos with chocolate pudding. The possibilities are endless. Take a pic and share it on my facebook page.
Check back tomorrow for another, “June is Dairy Month” recipe, from Courtneys Cafe.