Creamsicle Fluff



It's all about the fluff!! Creamsicle Fluff that is!  It is just something about these desserts that make them so fun to make and eat. 



I just love making these desserts anytime we go to a potluck or picnic because they are just so dang easy to whip up. My Mom had been telling me for quite a while that she wanted to try one of these orange salads so I knew it was time to give it a whirl. The only thing different with this recipe is that you have to boil the water and add it to the jello and then it needs to chill a bit. So even though it is quick to whip up, you still need a little extra time for the cooling process. 


But seriously, this Creamsicle Fluff salad is so worth that little extra step. The day I made this, I took a good helping to my parents to try. I received a phone call a little while later telling me just how much they enjoyed it. My Mom has asked me several times since then when I was going to make it again. My husband also keeps asking when I will be making that "orange stuff" again. I have a feeling this Creamsicle Fluff will be made a lot this summer. And I am totally ok with that. Besides anything that has marshmallows in it is just plain fun to eat!  




Creamsicle Fluff

1 small box orange Jell-O
1 small box instant vanilla pudding
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cold water
1 - 8oz. tub Cool Whip
1 -14 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup mini marshmallows


In a large bowl combine orange Jell-O and boiling water. Mix well to dissolve and then add cold water and stir.  Chill for 15 -20 minutes. Whisk in vanilla pudding mix until smooth and chill for another 10 minutes until it becomes thickened.  Fold in Cool Whip, oranges and marshmallows. Chill until set, about an hour. 



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