Orange Dreamsicle Salad Recipe

A light and fluffy salad that captures the creamy, dreamy flavor of an orange creamsicle. Perfect for potlucks, family gatherings, or just a refreshing dessert!


  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin mix (Jell-O)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1 container (8 ounces) whipped topping (Cool Whip), thawed


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the orange gelatin mix and boiling water. Stir until the gelatin is completely dissolved.
  2. Add the cold water to the gelatin mixture and stir to combine.
  3. Add the instant vanilla pudding mix to the gelatin mixture and whisk until smooth and thickened.
  4. Stir in the crushed pineapple (with juice) and the drained mandarin oranges.
  5. Gently fold in the mini marshmallows.
  6. Fold in the whipped topping until everything is evenly combined and the salad is light and fluffy.
  7. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until set.
  8. Before serving, give the salad a gentle stir to ensure all ingredients are well mixed.
  9. Serve chilled and enjoy!

This Orange Dreamsicle Salad is a nostalgic treat that’s sure to be a hit with everyone. The combination of citrusy orange, creamy pudding, and fluffy marshmallows makes it a delightful and refreshing dish.

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