Creamy Orange Salad

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


12 servings

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
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 to my family and shared it at potlucks. —Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, Maryland


  • 1 package (6 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 6 ounces 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


  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 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.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 272 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.