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Tastes Like A Dreamsicle Orange Salad | A Reinvented Mom
Mandarin Orange Jello Salad
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
4 hrs
Total Time
20 mins

Mandarin Orange Jello Salad tastes like a Dreamsicle. Bright orange flavor with a creamy, mousse-like texture. Will you serve it as a side dish or a dessert?

Course: Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dreamsicle orange salad, mandarin orange jello salad, mandarin orange salad with cool whip and vanilla pudding
Servings: 8
Calories: 64 kcal
  • 1 6 oz. package orange jell-o
  • 2 3 oz. packages vanilla cook & serve pudding & pie filling
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 8 oz. Cool Whip
  • 1 large can mandarin oranges drained
  1. Combine orange jell-o, vanilla pudding and hot water in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  3. Continue boiling (and stirring) until mixture turns clear.
  4. Pour into a large bowl and chill overnight. Alternatively, chill until set (about 4 hours).

  5. Combine Cool Whip with jell-o/pudding mixture (a potato masher works well for this step).

  6. Add mandarin oranges and stir gently.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts
Mandarin Orange Jello Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 64 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Potassium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Sugars 7g
Vitamin A 0.4%
Calcium 2.4%
Iron 0.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.