Apricot-Orange Salad With Sour Cream/Cream Cheese Topping

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Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This yummy salad has fruit and vegetables both in it and is topped with a delicious sour cream/cream cheese mixture with cinnamon in it. Make ahead so it can set and pull it out at meal time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring the water and grand marnier to a boil and pour over the gelatin in a large bowl. Stir till gelatin dissolves.
  2. Add the dried apricots and cranberries and let sit and cool for about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Using a potato peeler, make thin strips using one or two carrots so that you have 1/2 cup of carrot curls.
  4. Add the can of mandarin oranges with juice, the carrot strips, juice of two oranges and 1/2 C cold water.
  5. Stir, let set in a bowl or mold of choice in the refrigerator.
  6. Blend the topping ingredients well.
  7. After jello has set, spread on top. Serve and enjoy!
Most Helpful

4 5

I liked this a lot. My kids did not. I think it would be better if the carrots were shredded. It was very sweet but the topping helped cut through that. Good luck in the contest!

5 5

I found this to be a very refreshing & enjoyable [almost a dessert] salad! Although I almost cut out the Grand Marnier in the beginning, I decided to leave it in, though I boiled it a little longer with the water before using it. All the flavors of the fruits & the carrots combined very nicely with that of the topping! In an evening's time, 5 of us made short work of this salad/dessert!