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Dirt Dessert Recipe

Fun Dirt Dessert with Gummy Worms

In todays post I share a quick video and images featuring a fun little creative dessert you have got to try! This is my Dirt Dessert Recipe that is super fun to whip together with kids involved.   See video and images below.

Dirt Dessert Recipe Video

Ready set… Camera running!  I put together is super quick with little edits video just to show you how easy the recipe is to make.  Excuse the messy fingers… I got a little out of control thinking I was gardening with this share today.   Be sure to watch the video and scroll down to tell me what you think if the recipe.

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Dirt Dessert Recipe Tips

You can’t go wrong with gummy worms, chocolate and birthday parties. Yet, these are a few of the must try ingredients:

  • mint thin chocolate cookies crumbled
  • chocolate cake (dark and rich) prepared
  • chocolate mousse
  • dark fudge chocolate icing
  • gummy worms
  • terra cotta containers – never used and sterilized! (see notes below)

Nevertheless, you can find the complete recipe at bottom of this post. In fact, there is a print option so you can save as PDF for later!

Dirt Dessert Recipe Printable Card

Decorate with Worms!

Dirt Dessert Recipe

Recipe by Bren HaasCourse: dessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: medium


Prep time




  • 12 2 1/2 inch terra cotta pots ( new and sterilized)

  • Prepared 10" chocolate cake

  • 2 cup of prepared Chocolate Mousse

  • 12 thin mint cookies crumbled

  • 8 oz. chocolate fudge icing

  • gummy worms


  • Sterilize new terra cotta pots as directed below.

  • Prepare the cake as directed on the box.  I made my cake in my new pressure cooker ( like the instant pot).  Let the cake cool before starting this project.

  • Chop up mint cookies into super fine pieces.  I use my Rubbermaid hand blender with chopper attachment.


  • Mix chocolate pudding package with 1 cup of whipping cream, 1/2 cup milk - set aside.

  • Layer each terra cotta container with cake, pudding, cake and then icing before sprinkling cookies and worm on top.

  • Refrigerate before serving!

    My little helpers today!
    My helpers in the house today... napping!

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    Let’s Connect

    In conclusion of checking out the fun video and images are you interested in making this dessert?  I would love to hear if you tried the dirt dessert recipe so don’t be shy and comment below.  In spite of all the gardening and blogging I do you can tag me on social media under @brenhaas.

    Happy Dessert Making,

    Bren Haas

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