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orange jello delight

(1 rating)
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.

(1 rating)
yield 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.