This classic Orange Fluff Jello Salad is delicious as a side or as a dessert.
With a mixture of pudding, jello, marshmallows and cool whip, it’s light, creamy, and fluffy all at the same time. And the orange flavor brings it all together to make a great recipe!
We add in mandarin oranges and bananas for a fruitier flavor and whether you’re taking it to a party, feeding a crowd, or looking for an easy side dish – it feeds a BIG group. It’ll quickly become a favorite recipe in your home!
Why is this salad called “Orange Jellow Fluff”?
With the cool whip and marshmallows, this orange fluff salad recipe is perfectly light and fluffy – hence the name “fluff.”
With the creamed pudding and jello mixture added in, it makes the texture even fluffier. You really can’t go wrong with this easy recipe for orange jello salad.
Love Jello salads? Try our Raspberry Cream Cheese Jello! It’s a family favorite!
Ingredients needed for Mandarin Orange Jello Fluff Salad:
- Cook and Serve vanilla pudding (do not use instant pudding)
- orange jell-o
- Cool Whip
- mini marshmallows
- mandarin oranges
- 3 bananas
- optional: small curd cottage cheese
Can I use instant pudding?
Pro Tip: We recommend only using Cook and Serve pudding with this sweet side dish. It doesn’t set up as well, stay together as long, or have quite as creamy of a texture if you use instant pudding.
Can I make this with sugar-free jello and pudding?
We have never tried making this recipe with sugar-free jello or pudding, but according to some of our reader comments below, it will still work.
If you try it, leave us a comment below and let us know!
Looking for more Jello Recipes?! You’ll want to try this Frozen Creamy Lime Jello!