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Fluffy Orange Gelatin Pie Recipe

Fluffy Orange Gelatin Pie Recipe

From DeRidder, Louisiana, Frann Clark shares this exceptionally light citrus dessert that practically melts in your mouth. "This is so easy that kids can help prepare it," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges
  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk, chilled
  • 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust (8 inches)
  • 1 medium navel orange, sliced

Directions

  • 1. Drain liquid from oranges into a measuring cup. Add enough water to measure 1 cup; set oranges aside. Pour liquid into a saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in gelatin until dissolved.
  • 2. Transfer to a large bowl; place mixer beaters in bowl. Cover and refrigerate until mixture becomes syrupy.
  • 3. Add milk. Beat on high speed until nearly doubled. Fold in mandarin oranges. Pour into crust. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until set. Garnish with orange slices. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One slice equals 202 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.