Chocolate Cookies Crumbled

Looking for a chocolate fix? Give this creamy-crunchy cookie combo a try.

Yield:

Makes 9 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 29 Minutes
Other: 8 Hours, 45 Minutes

Ingredients

13 chocolate cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed (1 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup ready-to-spread chocolate frosting
2 cups milk
1 (3.9-ounce) package chocolate instant pudding
1 teaspoon cinnamon sugar or 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon*
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
14 chocolate cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, coarsely chopped (2 cups)
1/3 cup chocolate syrup
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/4 cup chocolate syrup

Preparation

Combine 13 crushed cookies and frosting; spread in a 9-inch square dish. Freeze 15 minutes.

Combine milk, pudding, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes.

Spread half of pudding mixture over cookie layer in dish; sprinkle with 14 chopped cookies. Drizzle 1/3 cup chocolate syrup over chopped cookie layer. Carefully spread remaining half of pudding mixture in dish. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; fold in whipped topping. Spread cream cheese mixture over pudding layer. Sprinkle with walnuts, and drizzle with 1/4 cup chocolate syrup. Cover and chill 8 hours. Store in refrigerator.

*To make your own cinnamon sugar, combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon.

Note:

Mary Beth Lenhart, Abilene, Kansas,

Southern Living Cook-Off Cookbook

July 2004