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Old 02-12-2011, 08:45 AM   #1
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Orange Creme Pie

I needed are dessert the other night and came up with this recipe. It got a "thumbs-up" the picky eater here.

Orange Creme Pie

Ingredients:

1 box Orange Jello

2 packages ( 8 oz each) cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup granulated white sugar

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup 2% milk

1 tub Cool Whip

1 Tbsp vanilla Extract

1/4 tsp Pure Orange Extract

1 'Nilla-Wafer pie crust



Using a mixer, cream together until very smooth the cream cheese, sugar, cream, milk, and the extracts.

Add in the orange jello and mix until well combined.

Using a large metal spoon or rubber/silicon spatula fold in the cool whip, working in 1/2 the tub at a time.

Pour the mixture into the pie crust and refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Overnight is better.

Slice and serve with whipped topping.


Note: The pie will be very high and you will need to keep it in a large, lidded container (this is the voice of experience talking). That plastic lid that comes with the crust will not work.


Photos are here Thursday's Table 2/10
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:28 AM   #2
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What size cream cheese?
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:38 PM   #3
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My picky eater will love this I know! Thanks. Here I go...copy and paste!
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:46 PM   #4
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Did it taste like a Dreamsicle?? Looks good!
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Old 02-12-2011, 02:00 PM   #5
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i loved dreamsicles . can't find under that name anymore. vons has a treat that is so good, it is a good choice.
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What size cream cheese?
I used the standard sized Philly block. I don't recall what the size/weight is. I'll check when I do the shopping this week and update the recipe.
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Did it taste like a Dreamsicle?? Looks good!
Yep.. and very creamy. It was better the next night.
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I used the standard sized Philly block. I don't recall what the size/weight is. I'll check when I do the shopping this week and update the recipe.

Was it about 5-6 inches long and 2 1/2 to 3 inches wide? It was probably a 8 oz. package.
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Yep I think so.
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So, I just printed out this recipe so that I can get what I need to make it soon, and noticed the note on the bottom;

Note: The pie will be very high and you will need to keep it in a large, lidded container (this is the voice of experience talking). That plastic lid that comes with the crust will not work.

I'm thinking that the extra that won't fit so that the lid can go on is for the baker to eat to try it before everyone else, or it could be for those little tart pans with crumb crust in them for the grandkids when they are there. OK, if I make it when the grandkids are not around, it will just be really full. I really don't need that extra snitch before the rest of the crowd, or do I?
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