ORANGE CREAMSICLE FLUFF WITH COTTAGE CHEESE

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Orange Creamsicle Fluff with Cottage Cheese recipe is a family favorite fruit salad with Cool Whip, mandarine oranges, and marshmallows. This potluck favorite can be mixed together in just a few minutes with just can be made in advance with just a few pantry staples.

Orange Jello salad

Ah, fluff. What would we do without the fluffy ‘salad’ on our holiday tables? Is it a dessert or a salad? 

Mandarin Orange Salad, Orange Fluff, Orange Fluff Jello Salad… what do you call it? Regardless of what you call it, regardless if you classify it as a dessert or salad, it seems everyone likes this recipe. As well, it seems everyone has some form of a ‘fluff salad’ for the holidays. 

I’ll admit, it’s hard to resist.

Orange Creamsicle Fluff with Cottage Cheese

ORANGE CREAMSICLE FLUFF WITH COTTAGE CHEESE

Like Watergate Salad this is a perpetual potluck dish and always goes fast at picnics, parties, and holiday events. You may also know this recipe as Jell-O Mandarin Orange Salad and Orange Fluff.

This recipe is so very simple to make and since it uses pantry and refrigerator staples you can easily get the ingredients any time of year.

For other salad options, hop over to best thanksgiving Jello salads.

Orange Creamsicle Fluff with Cottage Cheese

How to Make Orange Creamsicle Salad

  1. First, mix cottage cheese and orange Jello together in a large bowl.
  2. Next, add Cool Whip and stir.
  3. Set five mandarin oranges aside for garnish. Add in the remaining mandarin oranges and stir. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. Finally, garnish with marshmallows or mandarin oranges before serving.
Mandarin orange gelatin salad with marshmallows

Want to know a secret? To make this leaps and bounds above other Orange Salads by making raw milk cottage cheese. Homemade cottage cheese is the best!

As well, please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary based on the products used.

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Orange Creamsicle Fluff with Cottage Cheese recipe is a family favorite fruit salad with Cool Whip, mandarine oranges, and marshmallows.

ORANGE CREAMSICLE FLUFF WITH COTTAGE CHEESE

Orange Creamsicle Fluff with Cottage Cheese recipe is a family favorite fruit salad with Cool Whip, mandarine oranges, and marshmallows.
Author: Paula
5 from 12 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
chill: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 6 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 2 cups Cool Whip
  • 3 ounce box orange Jello gelatin
  • 10.5 ounces mandarin oranges drained
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • ½ cup sweetened coconut flakes optional

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix the cottage cheese, cool whip, and orange Jell-o gelatin mix.
  • Gently fold in the mandarin oranges, mini marshmallows, and coconut. (if you're adding coconut.)
  • Chill for at least one hour.

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 1mg
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7 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    SO YUMMY! I even froze some in small cups with popsicle sticks as a fun refreshing treat on a hot summer day!

    1. I’m so glad you commented! I’ve been wanting to freeze some and see how they are. Happy you enjoyed the recipe.

  2. 5 stars
    Wow! This is delicious! I have made a very similar salad for years that uses strawberries. This is a perfect variation now that strawberries are out of season. My family loved it!

  3. 5 stars
    Thanks for a great recipe. This was a childhood favorite of mine and I’ve been looking for something like this. I think this one was even better though!

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