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Creamy Orange Salad Recipe

Creamy Orange Salad Recipe

This cool, light and pretty salad has a refreshing orange taste that complements any big meal. With just five ingredients, it's very simple to prepare. I've served it for my family and shared it at potlucks. - Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Maraschino cherry, fresh mint stem and mandarin oranges, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. In a bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually blend in the hot gelatin mixture, beating on low speed until smooth. Stir in the milk; fold in whipped topping.
  • 2. Transfer to a 2-1/2-qt. serving bowl. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. If desired, garnish with a flower made of cherry, mint and oranges. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 272 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 5 g protein.