Stop to think about some of the different types of desserts you have enjoyed in your lifetime. For most of us, there are going to be some similarities in the types of desserts that make it to the list. Typically, somewhere on the list is going to be Jell-O because it is a treat that we may have loved since the time we were very little. After all, how many of us can remember coming in after school and enjoying a fun bowl of Jell-O?
If you are somebody that loves Jell-O, then this orange fluffed Jell-O salad is going to be just what you need. It brings the fun of Jell-O to the table but it takes is even a step further by turning it into a fluffy, sweet treat. This is one of those recipes that you can make for yourself and you will find that it disappears almost like magic. It is also something that you can make for your family or for a group of friends and when you do so, just in back and watch the fun begin.
1 large package vanilla pudding (Cook and Serve)
1 large package orange jello
4 cups water
16 ounces Cool Whip
Half a bag mini marshmallows
20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
22 ounces mandarin oranges, drained
In a pot on the stove, combine pudding, jello, and water over medium heat until it boils. Remove from heat and pour into a large mixing bowl.
Chill in the refrigerator until mixture has gotten thicker, about 4-5 hours.
Once thickened, beat mixture with a hand mixer until creamy. Gently fold in Cool Whip, marshmallows, and fruit.
Chill once more in the refrigerator an hour before serving.