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Harvest Dirt Trifle

A play on the classic Dirt Cake, Harvest Dirt Trifle is layered in a trifle dish with a splash of orange color: Oreo cookies, cream cheese, vanilla pudding, and Cool Whip.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cool Whip, cream cheese, Oreo cookies, pudding, trifle dish
Yield: 16 people
Calories: 328kcal


  • 14.3 oz. bag Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 16 oz. tub Cool Whip, divided
  • 2 - 3.4 oz. boxes vanilla pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • orange food coloring


  • Crush the Oreo cookies, set aside.
  • Beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the sugar and half of the Cool Whip until well blended. Set aside.
  • Beat the dry pudding mix into the milk. Mix thoroughly. Add the rest of the Cool Whip and the food coloring until thoroughly mixed and until you've reached the color consistency you want.
  • Using a large trifle dish, layer half the crushed Oreos on the bottom. Next, spoon in half the pudding mixture, then half of the cream cheese mixture. Repeat layers. Keep refrigerated.
  • Garnish top with 5 chopped Oreo cookies. (optional)


This is a versatile dessert you can use for different holidays or celebrations. Use green food coloring for St. Patrick's Day, pink or red for Valentine's Day, or your favorite color for a birthday. Have fun and enjoy!


Calories: 328kcal