Orange Jello Delight

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
3 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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.

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About Orange Jello Delight

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American



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