Orange Icebox Pie

  • Yield 6 servings

Try this easy recipe for an old family favorite.


1 small package orange gelatin
1 cup hot water
1 cup sugar
-- Juice of 1 orange
-- Grated zest of 1 orange
1 -- (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
-- Finely ground vanilla wafers


  1. Combine the gelatin and water in a bowl and stir until the gelatin is dissolved.  Add the sugar, orange juice and orange zest and mix well.  Chill just until beginning to set.  Beat the evaporated milk in a bowl until foamy.  Fold into the gelatin mixture.  Sprinkle ground vanilla wafers over the bottom of a 9×9-inch dish.  Pour in the gelatin mixture.  Sprinkle with additional ground vanilla wafers.  Chill until serving time.


Recipe reprinted with permission from Anne Grimes’ Dumplings ‘N More; Recollections & Recipes (Ayden, North Carolina, 2008).



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