Orange Dreamsicle Jello Salad Recipe with Video

Jello Salad with Mandarin Oranges

A blend of orange and cream flavors for a refreshing dessert!


  • 3 oz. package of orange gelatin, such as Kraft Jello – (regular not sugar-free)
  • 1/4 cup of boiling water
  • 1 (16 oz.) tub of whipped cream thawed, such as Cool Whip
  • 8 oz. package of cream cheese softened
  • 1 (11 oz.) can of mandarin oranges

orange jello salad


  1. Dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water. Stir until completely dissolved
  2. Transfer the gelatin mixture to a bowl to cool off, and start to thicken
  3. Once the mixture has started to gel, and thicken, fold in the mandarin oranges with their juices
  4. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, mix the whipped cream and cream cheese together
  5. Add the orange mixture to the cream mixture, and fold in
  6. Refrigerate, covered overnight or several hours
  7. Mix again just before serving
  8. Serving suggestion – Serve with whipped topping, and enjoy!