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Orange Dream Salad

This creamy, dreamy cottage cheese and orange jello dessert is just the dessert you need on those warm summer days! It's perfect for all of those summer gatherings and picnics. The best part, it comes together in under 15 minutes!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill 4 hours
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) carton of whipped topping
  • 1 (3 ounce) package of orange Jello
  • 1 (16 ounce) tub of cottage cheese, large curd
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of mandarin oranges, (reserve some for garnish)


  • Mix whipped topping with the powdered jello; mix well.
  • Stir in cottage cheese, more or less depending on desired thickness.
  • Drain and cut mandarin orange slices in half, reserving some whole pieces for garnish.
  • Fold fruit gently into the cottage cheese mixture.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for 4 hours. The salad will thicken as it chills.
  • Garnish with mandarin oranges and serve.