Mandarin Orange Recipes

Refreshing Mandarin Orange Recipes

Enjoy this delicious refreshing Mandarin Orange Recipes.

Try this mouth watering cream cheese, whipped cream, jello and mandarin orange filling over a light macadamia nut crust.  A family favorite. Enjoy!

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Mandarin Orange Recipes - Cream Cheese Bars
Cuisine: Chinese Local Style Recipes
Ingredients
  • Crust ingredients:
  • ¾ cup butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ cups flour
  • ½ cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • Filling ingredients:
  • 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 (8 oz.) tub cool whip
  • Topping ingredients:
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 (6 oz.) orange Jello
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 pint orange sherbert
  • 2 small cans mandarin oranges, drained
Instructions
  1. Crust instructions:
    Cream together butter and brown sugar, then add flour and nuts. Gently mix until ingredients form a dough like consistency. Spread into a 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Filling instructions:
    Cream the cream cheese until soft and then add sugar and mix well. Next, fold in cool whip and spread over cooled crust. Chill for half an hour.
  3. Topping instructions:
    Dissolve package of unflavored gelatin in ¼ cup cold water and set aside. In a large bowl, dissolve jello with 2 cups of hot water, add the softened gelatin and remaining ¾ cup cold water. Stir in sherbet and mix until dissolved. Fold in mandarin oranges, pour mixture over cream cheese filling and chill until set. A couple of hours.

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