DIY: Flower Pot Dirt Cake Recipe

  • This flower pot dirt cake is the perfect edible spring centerpiece. It's an easy-to-make twist on an old favorite. You can have the kids help you mix up the pudding and crush the cookies. It would be the perfect sweet treat for spring brunch, fun party decor, or even favors for a bridal or baby shower! 

    Flower Pot Dirt Cake Recipe

    It doesn't get more adorable than these individually dished desserts for spring!

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    Servings: 12


    • pudding and ingredients to make the pudding: 3 packages
    • chocolate sandwich cookies (like Oreos): 24
    • cookie mix and ingredients needed to make them: 1
    • decorative icing: 2 cups
    • pink food coloring: a few drops
    • straws: 12
    • green card stock: 1 piece
    • leaf pattern: 1
    • two to three inch new glass flowerpots: 12
    • mini cupcake pan: 1
    • mini cupcake wraps: 24
    • Wilton 1M tip: 1
    • pastry bag: 1


    Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Step 2: Mix up the cookie mix according to the package directions, and fill the mini cupcake wrappers about ¾ full. Bake the mini cupcake cookies for about 10 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Step 3: Mix up the pudding according to the package directions and scoop it into the glass flowerpots, filling them about ¾ full.

    Step 4: Crush the chocolate sandwich cookies in a large plastic bag with a rolling pin, or the bottom of a heavy glass.

    Step 5: Pour the crushed cookies over the top of the pudding in the flower pots, filling them each to the top with crushed cookies.