Friday, March 15, 2013

Blooming Oreo Dessert



My dear grandma passed away 2 years ago.  Not a day goes by that I don't think about her.  This was one of her recipes that she always made for family gatherings.  She was an amazing cook and wonderful person.  I only hope to be half the person that she was.  I have included her 9x13"pan version and my fun potted version for you to enjoy.

9x13" pan version:
1 pkg Oreo cookies, crushed      
1/2 c. butter, melted      
1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding
2 c. milk
8 oz. cream cheese, softened      
1 c. powdered sugar
1 carton Cool Whip

Mix Oreos and butter.  Press all but 1/2 cup into bottom of 9x13” pan with fork to form crust.  Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, and ½ of Cool Whip, pour into pan over Oreo crust.  Combine pudding and milk, pour over cheese mixture.  Refrigerate for 15 minutes.  Cover with remaining Cool Whip.  Sprinkle with remaining crushed Oreos.  Refrigerate until served.

9 flower pots version:
Mix ingredients as noted above in pan version, leaving out the butter.  Layer into plastic pots evenly in this order - Oreos, cream cheese mixture, Cool Whip, pudding, more Cool Whip, Oreos.  Top with fake flowers for decoration.
**  found the plastic flower pots years ago at Walmart

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Thanks ~ Nichi







17 comments:

  1. I lost my Grandma a few years ago too, and can relate to just how special the cherished recipes of your dear Grandma are to you. Thank you so much for sharing this sweet recipe, Nichi!! Looks wonderful and I absolutely love the presentation too!

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    1. Thanks so much, Brenda. Grandmas are such special people. I only hope I can be half as sweet as mine was. Enjoy!! Nichi

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  2. thanks for sharing your grandmom's recipe. And thanks for blog walking with us. Linda

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    1. Thanks so much, Linda. What a fun "walk" to be a part of. I'm just now getting time from my busy week to check them all out. Thanks, Nichi

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  3. These would be so cute for a little girl's birthday party! And lucky for me, I have two of them. :) Pinning!

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  4. what a great way to think of your grandmom when you make this, and i love your version in the pots. so cute and sweet and perfect for spring!

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  5. Hi Nichi,
    These are adorable. It is great that is your Grandma's recipe. Those are some of our favorites too.
    We are so glad that you joined this Blog Walk with us.
    The Busy Bee's,
    Myrna and Joye.

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  6. Hi Nichi, very beautiful and cute oreo flower pot. You're very creative, thanks for sharing. Happy Easter.

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  7. These are so pretty and sound delicious! I LOVE oreos!

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    1. Thanks, Carrie. They are such a hit at a gathering!!

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  8. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  9. So DELISH! I love this spring time dessert! xoxo susieQTpies

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  10. Sorry for my tardiness on the walk...it posted just as we were leaving on vacation. I am very sorry about your mom, but what a special memory!

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  11. What a great recipe! Would be fun for a brunch! Thanks for sharing with Foodie Friends Friday!

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  12. Hi Nichi,
    These are so cute. They look delicious. I'm so happy to have done the blog walk with you. Have a great week.
    Debi

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