Monday, October 20, 2008

Graveyard Cake

Halloween Graveyard Cake

Kids will love this cake. So will adults. Perfect if your having a Halloween party.

What you need:

13 x 9 in pan
2 1/4 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs, divided
1/2 cup sugar, divided
1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine, melted
1 pkg (8oz) cream cheese, softened
1 tub (12 oz) Cool Whip, thawed
2 cups boiling water
1 pkg (8-serving size) or 2 pkg (4-serving size) Orange flavor Jello
1/2 cup cold water
Ice cubes
DECORATIONS: assorted rectangular-shaped sandwich cookies, decorator icing, candy corn and pumpkins

Mix 2 cups of the cookie crumbs, 1/4 cup of the sugar, and margarine in a 13 x 9 inch pan. Press firmly onto bottom of pan. Refrigerate.
Beat cream cheese and remaining 1/4 cup sugar in bowl until smooth. Stir in 1/2 of the cool whip. Spread over crust.
Stir boiling water into jell-o mix, in bowl 2 minutes or until dissolved. Mix cold water and ice to make 1 1/2 cups. Stir into gelatin until slightly thickened. Remove any remaining ice. Spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Spread remaining cool whip over gelatin. Sprinkle with remaining cookie crumbs. Decorate as a graveyard, if desired.

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