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Dirt Ice Cream Brownie

We love to do something a little special and a little fun for birthdays at our house. We had this dirt ice cream brownie instead of Birthday Cake and I wish I would have caught P’s little face when we revealed it to her. Absolutely priceless. She was shocked that there were worms in her cake. She thought it was pretty funny. I’ll have to remember to grab my camera next time.

Since we don’t eat a lot of cake we decided to do a brownie bottom and then ice cream and fudge layers. We liked it a lot better than just using a chocolate cake. But I suppose if you absolutely have to have cake, you probably could and it probably would still be delicious. We also used our favorite kinds of ice cream for this but feel free to experiment and use your favorite flavors too! It might be fun to try something with chocolate chunks or peanut butter cups in it. Maybe even something with swirls or chocolate or caramel. Doesn’t that sound yummy? The possibilities are virtually endless! Here is how I did it…

Can Ice Cream Be Made With Milk?

You can make ice cream with milk, for a lighter, lower fat frozen dessert.

How Long Will Ice Cream Keep?

Ice cream can be kept for 2-3 months in a freezer.

How Long Can You Freeze Brownies?

Brownies that are wrapped well in plastic wrap or foil will keep up to 3 months in the freezer.

Dirt Ice Cream Brownie

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Dirt Ice Cream Brownie

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12


  • 1 Box Brownie Mix Chocolate Chunk
  • 1 Gallon Ice Cream Vanilla
  • 1 Gallon Ice Cream Mint Chocolate Chip
  • 2 Cups Fudge Sauce
  • 1/3 Package Oreos smashed
  • Gummy Worms


  • Line a large spring form pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking oil.
  • Follow the directions for the brownie and fill the pan.
  • Bake as directed.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  • Spread a little more than half of the vanilla over the brownie and top with 1 cup of fudge.
  • Place in freezer for about 20-30 min or until set.
  • Remove from freezer and top with Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream and remaining fudge sauce.
  • Place the crushed oreos all over the top and place back in the freezer.
  • Remove 5 min before serving and place worms coming out of the top and all over.
  • We actually had tiny little pots to place on top too, but I forgot. You should try adding them tipped over with more oreos and worms coming out!
Nutrition Facts
Dirt Ice Cream Brownie
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 1729 Calories from Fat 729
% Daily Value*
Fat 81g125%
Saturated Fat 47g294%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 24g
Cholesterol 278mg93%
Sodium 853mg37%
Potassium 1429mg41%
Carbohydrates 223g74%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 178g198%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 2657IU53%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 835mg84%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • You are so kind!! We are all about the Oreos in any an all forms!

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  • Very cute. For Conner's first birthday we did “dirt”. I filled the back of a toy dump truck with chocolate pudding and squares of cake (could do brownie, but would be very rich) then topped with oreo crumbs and gummy worms. DELICIOUS! I did mountain high mud pie the next year with some toy cars on top, one sitting on top of two stacked oreos, like tires. Anyway, we must like dirt! 🙂 cause that seems to be the recurring theme

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  • now that’s my kind of birthday cake! 🙂 yum

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  • I think the worms are the only thing Peyton ate! I don’t know why b/c the rest was delicious too. =)

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