With 92 days a year of rain in the Willamette Valley, who couldn’t, use a little sunshine? This pie brings the hope that summer is coming. That the sun will shine again and that our grey skies will turn blue soon.
1 (4-serving-size) package lemon-flavored gelatin mix
1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
4 to 5 drops yellow food color (optional)
1 (8-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
1 (9-inch) prepared graham cracker pie crust
~ Prepared gelatin according to directions; refrigerate until slightly thickened.
~ Fold in 2 cups whipped topping.
~ Stir in mandarin oranges and pour into pie crust.
~ Refrigerate 4 hours, or until firm.
~ Garnish with remaining whipped topping (I added the food coloring to this whip cream).