Apricots, mandarin oranges and rich cream cheese are combined in this delightful dish.
by Paulette Wartella — Posted on Feb 11, 2014
The menu for Easter brunch at our house changes year to year, but a jellied orange mold is always part of the celebration. I got the recipe from my mother-in-law, who served it at every family gathering. Make it this Easter, and you won’t have to worry about where to store the leftovers!
|1 14-oz can apricot halves||1 14-oz can mandarin oranges|
|1 3-oz package orange Jell-O||8 oz whipped cream|
|1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened|
1. Drain liquid from apricots and set aside juice. Heat one cup apricot juice to boiling. (You may need to add some water to measure one cup.)
2. Add Jell-O and stir until dissolved. Allow to cool.
3. Combine Jell-O mixture, cream cheese and drained apricots in blender, and beat until smooth.
4. Pour into a large mixing bowl. Chill in refrigerator until partly set; then fold in whipped cream and oranges. Turn mixture into oiled mold.
5. Chill until firm (about three to four hours).
Nutritional Information: Calories: 160; Fat: 13g; Cholesterol: 45mg; Sodium: 70mg; Total Carbohydrates: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 9g; Protein: 2g.