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5 from 8 votes

Mandarin orange jello salad

Mandarin orange jello salad recipe has just 6 ingredients and takes minutes to prepare. Whipped topping, jello, fruit and more make this salad delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Chill (at least one hour)1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mandarin orange jello salad
Calories: 253kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 2 cups 1 - 16 oz container small curd cottage cheese
  • 1 small box 3.4 oz orange jello
  • 1 can 14 oz mandarin oranges, drained well
  • 1 can 20 oz crushed pineapple, drained well
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 container 8 oz whipped topping, thawed


  • Add cottage cheese to large bowl
  • Sprinkle jello over cottage cheese and mix well
  • Add mandarin oranges and pineapple, mix well
  • Stir in mini marshmallows
  • Fold in whipped topping
  • Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving, overnight is fine
  • Serve with additional mandarin oranges or whipped topping, if you like
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 305mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 508IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 1mg