The BEST Mandarin Orange Jello Salad Recipe


– 1 (3 oz.) box Orange Jello – 1 (3 oz.) box Vanilla Pudding – Cool Whip – Cottage Cheese – Mandarin Oranges – Mini Marshmallows


Step 1: Prepare the Orange Jello

To a large mixing bowl, add the orange Jello mix, along with 1 cup of boiling water. Whisk. Then add 1/2 cup of cold water. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Step 2: Add in the vanilla pudding mix

After refrigerating the Jello for 15 minutes, add in the vanilla pudding mix and whisk together well. Refrigerate for another 15 minutes.

Step 3: Add in the Cool Whip

To the Jello and pudding mixture, fold in the Cool Whip. Mix together well.

Step 4: Add in the marshmallows, cottage cheese & oranges

To the Jello Cool Whip mixture, fold in the cottage cheese, marshmallows and oranges. Everything should be well coated and combined.

Step 5: Refrigerate the Salad for 2 hours

Once everything is combined, refrigerate the Jello salad for at least 2 hours or overnight. This will help the salad thicken & set-up.

Serve chilled & enjoy!

Top with extra marshmallows, orange slices and a cherry!

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