Monster Coffin Cake

30  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 20 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Have fun assembling this easy "no bake" monster in a coffin cake!

Monster Coffin Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup grape sugar-sweetened drink mix
  • 2 Tbsp. hot water
  • 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 4 OREO Cookies, divided
  • 1 pkg. (10.75 oz.) frozen pound cake, thawed
  • 10 miniature marshmallows
  • 1 marshmallow
  •  black decorating gel
  • 3 worm-shaped chewy fruit snacks

Instructions

  • Place  drink mix in large bowl. Add hot water; stir until drink mix is completely dissolved. Add cream cheese; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping with wire whisk. Remove 1/2 tsp. of the cream cheese mixture for later use; set remaining cream cheese mixture aside.
  • Crush  3 of the cookies; place cookie crumbs in shallow dish. Set aside. Cut cake lengthwise in half. Frost cake top with some of the remaining cream cheese mixture. Dip in cookie crumbs until evenly coated; set aside. Place cake bottom on serving platter; frost top and sides with some of the remaining cream cheese mixture. Place cake top next to cake bottom to resemble coffin lid. Frost sides and cut side of cake top with remaining cream cheese mixture.
  • Place  remaining cookie in center of cake bottom to resemble a body. Line up two rows of 3 mini marshmallows each at bottom of "body" to resemble legs. Place 2 miniature marshmallows on sides of "body" to resemble arms. Place large marshmallow at top of "body" to resemble head. Using reserved 1/2 tsp. cream cheese mixture, attach 2 miniature marshmallows to sides of "head" to resemble ears. Use decorating gel to draw mouth and eyes. Top cake with fruit snacks.

Recipe Tips

Fun IdeaDip large and miniature marshmallows in water; shake gently to remove excess water. Roll in 1 Tbsp. green colored sugar until evenly coated. Let stand until set, then use as directed.

Size-WiseThis spooky treat is sure to be a hit at your child's Halloween party. At 12 servings, it's perfect for feeding a crowd of kids.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 200 
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Sodium 170 mg
  • Carbohydrate 25 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 18 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 2 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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