Prep Time

20 min

Total Time

5 hrs

Calories per serving




Ingredients (8)
  • 1-1/2 cups,crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 can (15 oz.) DOLE® Mandarin Oranges
  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 2 pkgs. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 container (6 oz.) orange yogurt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • optional fresh mint sprigs
  1. Stir together wafer crumbs and margarine until blended. Press mixture evenly into bottom of ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Chill while preparing filling.
  2. Drain mandarin oranges; reserving 1/4 cup syrup. Sprinkle gelatin over reserved syrup, in small bowl; let stand 2 minutes. Microwave mixture on HIGH 30 seconds or until gelatin dissolves (or heat mixture in a saucepan, stirring until gelatin is dissolved).

  3. Beat cream cheese with yogurt and sugar on medium speed of electric mixer until blended. Beat in gelatin mixture until smooth. 
  4. Spread one half cream cheese mixture over crust. Sprinkle half mandarin oranges over filling. Spread remaining filling over oranges. Garnish top with remaining oranges. Cover; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours or until firm.
  5. Garnish top of dessert with fresh mint leaves if desired; cut into squares to serve. Refrigerate any leftovers.

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