Dot's Orange Creamsicle Salad

Posted: January 27

Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Dot has a secret weapon whenever she has a hankering sweet tooth or has a party she wants to impress. This secret weapon, Dot's Orange Creamsicle Salad, captures the childhood nostalgia of running after the ice cream truck and enjoying a sunny treat. Each bite has the citrus brightness and vanilla creaminess of its icily enjoyable namesake, with some real oranges for added freshness. Dot's Orange Creamsicle Salad grabs the eye with its sunrise colors and bewitches the tongue with a taste people love in a new form!


• 2 cups cottage cheese • 1 (12.5-ounce) package orange gelatin dessert, premade • 2 cups imitation whipped topping, thawed • 1 1/4 cups canned mandarin oranges, drained


Step 1

Mix the cottage cheese with the orange gelatin dessert in a large bowl.

Step 2

Add the imitation whipped topping and stir to combine.

Step 3

Set 5 mandarin orange pieces aside for garnish, then add the remaining mandarin oranges into the bowl and stir to combine.

Step 4

Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Step 5

Garnish with the reserved mandarin oranges and serve.

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