Orange Pineapple Salad

READY IN: 7hrs 15mins
SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve packages of orange gelatin mix in 2 cups of boiling water and stir well. Add 2 cups of cold water and stir.
  • Place gelatin mixture in a medium size bowl and allow to get cold in refrigerator. When gelatin mixture is slightly beginning to set around edges of bowl (test frequently -- you do not want it to completely set) remove from refrigerator.
  • With an electric mixer beat softened cream cheese in a separate bowl and add small amounts (starting with tablespoons full) of gelatin mixture while beating. This will insure the mixture to be smooth.
  • By hand, stir in drained mandarin oranges and drained pineapple tidbits. Stir in mini marshmallows. (If you elect to use crushed pineapple, drain extremely well.).
  • Pour into a 2 or 3 quart pyrex dish and place in refrigerator. Let mixture get completely cold for at least 6 hours before serving.
  • Cut in squares and serve salad on lettuce leaf.
  • Note: If you want more of an orange flavor, use 3 ounces of cream cheese.
  • Enjoy!
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