Ed Harris' Mandarin Orange Dessert

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

A-D-D-I-C-T-I-V-E !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, blend the first 3 ingredients by hand.
  2. In a buttered 8 inch square oven-prrof glass dish, place a layer of vanilla wafers.
  3. Cover the wafers with the orange mixture.
  4. Add a second layer of vanilla wafers.
  5. Cover with whipped cream.
  6. Sprinkle crushed vanilla wafer crumbs over the top.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  8. Serve!


Most Helpful

This was much too sweet for us. I used a 15oz can of mandarin oranges, mostly drained, Real Lemon bottled juice, and Cool Whip. I also used quite a bit more than 6 wafers. Though the oranges were partially drained, this was very runny and thin-textured. Next time, I'll use the smaller can of oranges undrained as per directions, but I will reduce the lemon juice and only use about 5oz sweetened condensed milk, making up the volume with whipped cream or maybe even sour cream. I will probably make this again with these modifications.

JeannaLW June 29, 2010

Charisma, This dessert was delicious! I added 18 vanilla wafers, and substituted the fresh lemon juice with 1/2 cup of Real Lemon lemon juice, used 1 (8 ounce) container of Cool Whip thawed, mixed that together, and added 1 (15 ounce) can of mandarin oranges, drained. It is wonderful-thanks for a great recipe!

Blue Peacock April 30, 2007

This was very good.I made it for a potluck and it disappeared fast. It was fruity and creamy and very easy to make. The only problem is that the recipe only calls for 6 vanilla wafers, you will need more than that to cover the bottom of the pan and do the second layer as well. Also, I doubled the recipe and used a 13x9 pan, it is no extra work and you will have twice as much to eat!

matris9 August 15, 2005

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