orange jello delight

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a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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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serves 10-12 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 3 Hr 30 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For orange jello delight

  • 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

How To Make orange jello delight

  • 1
    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)
  • 2
    Reserve a few orange segments for garnish, and gently stir in remaining ones into the jello; set aside.
  • 3
    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.