Mandarin Orange Buttered Oats Recipe

Mandarin Orange Buttered Oats Recipe

This mandarin orange and Yummy 4U Buttered Oats parfait is my new favorite no-bake dessert! Additionally, it’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty with a cheesecake filling in the middle. It doesn’t get better than that.

PREP TIME: 20 Minutes 

COOK TIME: 10 Minutes


TOTAL TIME: 50 Minutes

SERVINGS: 10 Calories



1 cup Yummy 4U Buttered Oats 

1/2 cup salted butter, melted (optional if you want to reduce calories)

2 Tablespoons sugar 


8-ounce package cream cheese softened

1 1/2 cups whipped topping

6 Tablespoons sugar 


6-ounce package orange-flavored gelatin

11 ounce can mandarin oranges


-Combine the Yummy 4U buttered oats, butter, and sugar for layer 1 in a small bowl

-Then press 2 Tablespoons into a small 8-ounce cup or jar

-For the second layer, mix the cream cheese, whipped topping, and sugar. Then add about 1/4 cup of the mixture onto the Buttered Oats  layer and smooth the layer with the back of a spoon, so it is touching all edges of the cup

-Place in the freezer for 20 minutes

-For the third layer, get 3/4 cup boiling hot water. Then place the flavored gelatin into the water and stir for 1 minute, or until it has dissolved. 

-Then add ice to 1/2 cup cold water, until it makes 1 1/2 cup. 

-Stir cold water into the hot water and keep stirring until it starts to thicken.

-Add more ice if needed. Refrigerate for about 5 minutes. 

-Then pour onto the top of the cream layer and top with mandarin oranges. 

-Place back in the refrigerator until it has set.

This sweet treat is perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re by yourself at home or going to a party, this recipe will keep you satisfied throughout your day. Additionally, this mandarin orange recipe is perfect to have at any point in the day. So go ahead and try this recipe out now and let us know what you think. Don’t forget that with each box you buy, you’re helping feed 3 children through our Feed the Children partnership.

Photo Credit: Amy Shafer Photography