• 1 (0.3 oz) package of sugar-free orange gelatin
  • 1 (0.3 oz) package of sugar-free vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 (8 oz) container of fat-free whipped topping (such as Cool Whip)
  • 1 (11 oz) can of mandarin oranges in juice, drained
  • Fresh orange zest for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar-free orange gelatin and sugar-free vanilla instant pudding mix.
  2. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over the dry mix and stir until the gelatin and pudding mix are completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in 1 cup of cold water and mix well.
  4. Gently fold in the fat-free whipped topping until everything is well combined and smooth.
  5. Carefully fold in the drained mandarin oranges.
  6. Transfer the mixture to a serving dish or individual serving cups.
  7. Cover and refrigerate the Orange Dreamsicle Salad for at least 2-3 hours, or until it sets and becomes firm.
  8. Before serving, you can garnish it with fresh orange zest if desired.