Orange Jello Delight

Pat Duran


This is a refreshing jello dessert that will top off any meal- light or heavy. Many combinations of jello and fruit may be used instead of the oranges and orange jello try- strawberry jello and fresh berries come to mind or canned peach slices and peach jello so many ideas you are bound to find one that suits your family.

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10-12 servings


10 Min


3 Hr 30 Min




2 1/2 c
boiling water
2 pkg
3 oz. ea. orange jello
11 oz
can drained, mandarin oranges
4 oz
pkg. cream cheese, softened
3 Tbsp
granulated sugar
8 oz
tub thawed cool whip
chopped walnuts, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

Stir boiling water into jello in a medium bowl stirring until completely dissolved.
Stir in cold water.
Chill about 1 1/2 hours or until slightly thickened(so it looks like raw egg whites)
Reserve a few orange segments for garnish, and gently stir in remaining ones into the jello; set aside.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gently stir in by hand the topping.
Spoon jello into glass cake pan or bowl.
Cover with jello mixture; then spread topping over jello, and place orange pieces or nuts on top.
Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American