Introduction: Mandarin Orange Fruit Salad

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I remember having this fruit salad when I was younger and for the longest time I didn't know what was in it. I was really surprised to find out cottage cheese was one of the main ingredients! This is a great quick treat you can make for any picnic or just for something to snack on.



  • 2 15 oz. Cans of Mandarin Oranges, drained
  • 1 6oz Package of Orange Jello
  • 1 lb. of Cottage Cheese
  • 6-8 oz of Cool Whip

Step 1: Mix!

Mix everything together.

No really. That's it. Just mix everything together. Make sure you get the jello really mixed up in there or you will end up with clumps of orange jello that really don't taste very good. Also, the amounts are just what I used. You can use as much as you want of any of the ingredients, just taste it and see what it needs more of! I find it is good to have lots of mandarin oranges. 

At first I only put in one can and quickly decided that wasn't enough. Don't worry about being careful when you stir, it adds to it if you really stir it up and break up the orange pieces.

Also, if you keep this for more than one day and it seems to deflate, add in more cool whip to fluff it up again.


Step 2: Enjoy!

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