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Ingredients

4 ounces tapioca pudding mix
4 ounces orange Jello mix
4 ounces vanilla pudding (not instant)
8 ounces whipped topping
2 cups drained mandarin orange segments
3 cups water

Instructions

Drain orange segments and reserve liquid. In a large sauce pan combine tapioca, Jello and vanilla pudding. Add water to orange segment liquid to total 3 cups and stir into dry ingredients. Over medium heat bring to a rolling boil. Pour orange mixture into a bowl to chill overnight. Mix whipped topping with chilled orange mixture. Add orange segments and fold until well mixed. Garnish with mandarin oranges. Refrigerate.

Nancy Abell
Geneseo



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