My family has made this mid-century salad for holidays for my entire life. It's my Grammy's, my Mom's Dad's Mothers. It's reminiscent of my childhood when I eat it and I love it for that reason.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine American, Mid-Century
Servings 8


  • 1 carton cottage cheese  - 16oz
  • 1 pkg orange jello
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, drained - 15.5oz
  • 1 can mandarin oranges - 15oz
  • 1 carton cool whip - thawed | 16oz


  • Mix 1 carton cottage cheese 1 pkg orange jello well.
  • Add 1 can crushed pineapple, drained, stir well
  • Fold in 1 can mandarin orangesa and one carton thawed cool whip

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