Orange Creamsicle Pie
graham cracker pie crust
(3.4 oz) orange Jell-o
ice and water
orange extract OR 2 drops orange oil-optional
, but it kicks up the orange flavor nicely
tub Cool Whip
can mandarin oranges
In a bowl, mix the gelatin powder and boiling water, until the powder is dissolved.
Fill up a 1 cup measuring cup with about 1/2 cup of ice and then fill the cup up to the 1 cup mark with water. Add to the hot water/jello mix and stir until the ice has melted.
Mix in the orange extract or oil
Fold in 2/3 of the Cool Whip into the Jello mixture and mix gently until smooth.
Pour into the pie crust and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or freeze if you want to serve a frozen pie.
When ready to serve, cover with the remaining Cool Whip and garnish with mandarin oranges.
Serve either refrigerated or frozen.
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