Friday, August 3, 2012

Foodie Fake Out: Sand Dessert



I'm posting a day earlier this week because I was invited to participate in a Foodie Fake Out!  Stephanie from Back for Seconds asked a few of us bloggers to come up with a recipe that looks like something else.  I was so excited because I love stuff like this...especially those little hamburgers that are made out of cookies :)  I decided to make Sand Dessert...a dessert that looks like sand, however it's made with cookies, cream cheese, pudding and cool whip!  It's a snap to put together since it doesn't need to bake and it makes quite an impression at parties...I hope you enjoy!


 

Ingredients are as follows:

1 (18-20 oz.) vanilla creme sandwich cookies
2 1/2 C milk
2 (3.4 oz.) packages vanilla instant pudding
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 C powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
8 ounces cool whip 

1 new (7 inch) plastic pail (optional) 


Directions:

Grind up the cookies; set aside.

Whisk together the milk and pudding; set aside.


Cream together the cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla.


Mix in the cool whip.


Fold in the pudding.


Place a layer of cookie crumbs in the bottom of the pail.


Add a layer of the pudding/cream cheese/cool whip mixture.


Continue to repeat the layers with the remaining ingredients.  Refrigerate until served.  Add some cute decorations if you'd like.


Spoon some out and enjoy!





19 comments:

  1. This is A GREAT fake out! It really looks like sand!
    And who doesn't love vanilla creme cookies! So cute that it can be molded in a sand mold too!
    I am a new follower!
    I would love you to join me for ON THE MENU MONDAY, my weekly linky foodie/recipe/menu party. I hope you will come over with your great recipes and share them with us!

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  2. What a cute idea, especially for the kiddos. love it!

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  3. So fun, I know kids of all ages would love this! Perfect for a beach party! I can see this in a oblong dish with miniature buckets and toys on top. Love it!!!!

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  4. Love this idea! The kids would love it!

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  5. This is FANTASTIC! Seriously so cute and I bet it tastes amazing too! Love the presentation! Thank you so much for being a part of the Foodie Fake Out! I had a blast with you :)

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  6. Hello! Stopping by from Titus2Tuesday – this is so cute! It would be perfect for a beachy themed party, too. Thanks for sharing! :)
    I hope you’ll come visit me at jugglingactmama.blogspot.com

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  7. This is such a cute idea! Pinning for a possible future party! :)

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  8. it sound really yummy and looks so cute!

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  9. Love, love, love! Thanks for sharing at Must Try Monday!

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  10. How cool is that? Wow! Thanks for linking up! Sarah

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  11. Too cute!! I’d love to have you link this up to Tasty Thursdays on The Mandatory Mooch. http://mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2012/08/tasty-thursdays-3.html

    Thanks, Nichi

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  12. hahaha This is toooo darn cute!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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  13. So cute! I wish my kids didn't have so many food allergies so i could make this when we go on vacation in a few weeks. May have to think of something cute to do in the beach pail!

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  14. Cute -- perfect fake out! Like the sand bucket presentation. Thanks for sharing on Busy Monday!

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  15. so fun!! Thanks for linking to the first every craft link at Tasteful Tuesdays! Hope you come back again this week and show off your stuff! Party Opens tonight at 8:30. http://www.nap-timecreations.com

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  16. Such a cute idea! My boys will love this. Oh, and it will be a hit for school! Thank you for sharing on Thursday's Treasures week 46. <3 and hugs!

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