Jul 22

Sand Dessert

Hope everyone had a great weekend! We had a big party here yesterday, packed with a ton of kids. And you know that in addition to outdoor summer fun, dessert is high up on their list of favorites as well.

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Most people know about dirt, but not many are familiar with sand. It’s basically the vanilla version of dirt, and equally as delicious!

Since I didn’t have a clean pail and shovel, I had to improvise with a Yankees bucket we got at one of the games. It worked out since the majority of the people who were here are fans 🙂 Top it off with some Swedish fish and you’ve got yourself a delicious summer dessert!

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And check out those adorable ice cream cone cake pops that my friend Lisa made…another big hit with the kids!

Bring some sand to your next summer party 🙂

Sand Dessert
from Sweet Tea with Cindy

1 large package (32 ounces) vanilla creme cookies (similar to Oreos)
1 large package (approximately 6 ounces) instant vanilla pudding
1 container (12 ounces) whipped topping
1 block (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Swedish fish

Grind cookies in food processor. Cream butter, sugar, cream cheese and vanilla in mixer until smooth.

In a large bowl, mix pudding and milk together, adding milk slowly to avoid lumps. Fold in whipped topping. Stir into cream cheese mixture and combine until smooth.

Layer in a clean bucket, starting with cookies and alternating with pudding mixture, ending with cookies on top. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Top with Swedish fish.

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3 Responses to Sand Dessert

  1. that is adorable! (and way less gross than the litter box cake that I’ve seen floating around)

  2. Pingback: Kid Friendly Snacks & Food for Summer #kidsinthekitchen

  3. Shanice says:

    Creative idea! I would love it if you joined and contribute your awesome posts at my link party at City of Creative Dreams, starts on Fridays 😀 Hope to see you there at City of Creative Dreams Link Party.

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