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Orange Salad Recipe

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Kim Fogle


1 large box of Orange Jello
1 1/2 cups of hot water
2 cups cold water
1 can mandarin oranges
1 large can crushed pineapple (SAVE JUICE)
2 cups miniature marshmallows

1/2 cup pineapple juice
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg beaten
2 Tbsp Flour
8 oz cream cheese

Mix jello with water - put in refrigerator until partially congealed. Add drained pineapple, mandarin oranges and minature marshmellows. Put in refrigerator. Congeal completely - add topping

Topping: Cook pineapple juice, beaten egg, sugar and flour. Add 8 oz cream cheese until smooth.
Then add 8 oz cool whip to mixture
Spread on top of jello salad




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