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orange jello salad

Recipe by
Amy Woods
Jackson, TN

This recipe is so easy. My family has to have it for every Holiday or get together. We now make it sugar free for diabetic family members. It still tastes great.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method Blend

Ingredients For orange jello salad

  • 1 can
    mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can
    pineapple, crushed, drained
  • 1 box
    lrg cool whip topping, thrawed
  • 1 box
    sm orange jello
  • 1 box
    16 oz. cottage cheese
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans, optional

How To Make orange jello salad

  • 1
    Drain both cans of fruit, very well.
  • 2
    Mix jello, cool whip and cottage cheese together so that it is not grainy.
  • 3
    Then add everyting else. Refridgerate for 1 hour. Serve cold.
  • 4
    I use sugarfree jello, light cool whip and light cottage cheese. I also get canned fruit in juice rather than heavy syrup. It is good either way.