Orange Jello Cool Whip Salad


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This recipe is so simple, but so good! Everyone that tries this salad wants the recipe. I hope you try it. Enjoy!

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Nashville, TN

Time needed

15 to 20 min preparation

Serving Size / Yield

15 servings


  • 2 cans of crushed pineapples, drained
  • 2 cans of mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 sm. pkg. of orange jello powder
  • 1 sm. container of miniature cottage cheese
  • 1 sm. container of Cool Whip
  • 1 C. of walnuts or pecans

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Drain 2 cans of crushed pineapples and put in bowl. Drain 2 cans of mandarin oranges and add to pineapples. Mix orange jello powder with fruit. Add small container of cottage cheese and mix with the fruit. Fold tub of Cool Whip into the rest of mixture. Add nuts last. Let salad get cold in refrigerator for at least an hour, until ready to serve. Enjoy!

Reviews (3)

  • I have been making this recipe for over 30 years. I think the confusion over the miniature cottage cheese is that it is supposed to be small curd cottage cheese and a small bag of miniature marshmellows. People meet me in the parking lot at church to see if I brought my Heavenly Orange Jello Salad (what my family calls it).

    Flag as inappropriate PeggyPatterson1  |  April 10, 2013

  • What size cans are being used?

    Flag as inappropriate bewleymj  |  May 23, 2012

  • What is "miniature" cottage cheese?

    Flag as inappropriate mariluhetzler  |  April 23, 2012

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