Creamsicle Pie combines those classic creamy orange flavors in an easy no bake dessert!  This pie can be served soft or can be frozen for a refreshing summertime treat!

Creamsicle Pie on a white plate with whole pie in the background with slice out of it, with a title

Creamsicles are such a classic summertime snack.  A tart orange shell filled with an ice-creamy center.  Just looking at a creamsicle brings back memories of being a kid and eating them with my sister!

Whole Creamsicle Pie with a slice removed

We used to walk down to the corner store on the days we were allowed to go to the “big park” and get ourselves a treat and then head to the playground.

I still love that classic flavor  and this is definitely a dessert that is always loved by everyone!  This pie takes just minutes to prepare with a creamy whipped topping and oranges. You can easily turn it into a creamsicle parfait for the same great flavor but portable, as well!

Overhead shot of Creamsicle Pie with a slice taken out of it

This recipe calls for Orange Extract and while you can you can make it without it adds some extra orange flavor making this delicious.  It’s inexpensive and found in the baking aisle near the food coloring and vanilla.

This no bake jello pie can be served soft or you can put it in the freezer overnight for a frozen treat!  We love it both ways!


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Items you’ll need for this recipe:

* Orange Jell-O * Graham Crust *  Mandarin Oranges *

collage of a slice of Creamsicle Pie, a whole Creamsicle Pie
Overhead shot of Creamsicle Pie with a slice taken out of it
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Dreamy Creamsicle Pie! Serve soft or frozen

Creamsicle Pie combines those classic creamy orange flavors in an easy no bake dessert! This pie can be served soft or can be frozen for a refreshing summertime treat!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 Box Orange Jell-o 4 serving size
  • 8 ounces whipped topping (such as Cool Whip), divided
  • 2 teaspoons orange extract
  • zest of one orange optional
  • cup Boiling water
  • ½ cup ice
  • 1 store bought or homemade graham cracker crust
  • Canned or Jarred Mandarin Oranges for garnish optional


  • In bowl, combine Jell-o powder with ⅔ cup boiling water. Stir until powder is completely dissolved. Place ½ cup ice into a 1-cup measuring cup and top to 1 cup with cold water. Add to the Jell-o mixture and stir until ice is almost melted. Discard ice.
  • In a large bowl, fold together Jell-o mixture, orange extract, orange zest if using and ⅔ of the tub of Cool Whip (reserve the remaining ⅓ for topping). Pour the mixture into the pie crust and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • Decorate with remaining cool whip and mandarin oranges if desired.


This pie can be served frozen. If freezing pie, let the orange layer firm up in the fridge for about 15 minutes and then top with cool whip. Slice pie before freezing (this makes for easy serving) and freeze overnight. Add mandarin oranges just prior to serving.
Nutrition calculated without mandarin orange garnish.
4.81 from 31 votes

Nutrition Information

Calories: 210 | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 52mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.6mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American

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a slice f Creamsicle Pie topped with orange pieces


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  1. I’m obsessed with how good this sounds –and LOOKS! Holy cow woman you’re my hero!

  2. It has been a long time since I had a Creamsicle. This pie looks divine, and it so pretty too. Perfect for BBQ season!!

  3. Drooling! I’m seriously drooling over those pictures! Looks divine! Just need to get my hands on Cool Whip! Can’t wait to try it out!

  4. This creamsicle pie really does look dreamy! I’d love a slice right now!

  5. Could I make this in a 9×13 pan & if so what would be the measurements be for the Creamy Creamsicle Pie ? It sounds so good & I love Creamsicle Thanks

  6. I was just looking for some new dessert ideas to try and this really sounds amazing. I think it would get the boys stamp of approval which is always a plus!

  7. This looks amazing! I’d love if you’d come link up at Tickle My Tastebuds!

    Julia @ Mini Van Dreams

  8. Ahhhh! This looks delish, Holly! Thank you bunches for linking up and partying with us!

    1. The orange extract offers a stronger flavor than the juice. If you do use the juice, just be sure there isn’t too much so the pie doesn’t become watery. :)

      1. Thanks, I would use the same amount as the orange extract. I’ll let you know how it goes!

    2. If you want to use the juice from the orange you are zesting I suggest that you measure it then add water, if needed, to equal the 2/3 cup called for in the recipe. It won’t give the same depth of flavor as extract but would be a good use for the remainder of the orange after zesting.

  9. is it possible to substiture real whipped cream for the cool whip as I don’t like or eat the product? I await your reply,

    1. I wouldn’t try this with whipped heavy cream instead of non-dairy topping. The structure isn’t the same and you may not get the volume you need. Whipping cream tends to break down as well as deflate quickly in such applications. If you are going to try it you may want to refrigerate the gelled mixture until not quite set so that the temperature of it doesn’t melt your whipped cream & I would definitely freeze it as it may not set up properly. Good luck to anyone who attempts it & please do let the rest of us know the result.

      1. Of course you can do it with heavy whipping cream instead When you make the whipped cream you have to make a stabilized whipped cream using Knox Gelatin. It is easy to do and works the same as that nasty Cool Whip and is better for you…not saying healthier, just better!

  10. Thanks for recently linking this delicious recipe to my Tasty Thursdays party. It is being featured in my Fantastic Fruit – Week #4 – Oustanding Oranges post.

    Thanks, Nichi

    1. While I haven’t made this specific pie with sugar free jello, I have made a VERY similar one that worked with sugar free… I find it to be a little bit softer with sugar free so I would recommend serving it frozen!

  11. Found you and this amazingly looking pie thru your feature on Sugar and Dots! What a refreshing dessert for summer. I too love all things dreamsicle and have bookmarked this to try soon.

  12. um…..this looks AMAZINGLY delicious! What’s Cooking Love had this on her Facebook and I had to stop by and thank you for sharing it! I love all things dreamsicle! Following now from The Princess & Her Cowboys :)

  13. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Have a great weekend and hope to see you soon!
    Miz Helen

  14. I would love for you to share and link up at my weekly TGIF Link Party if you haven’t already this week. Your favorite posts, most popular, recent or new! The party is open every Thursday night and closes Wednesday’s at midnight. Followed by (Not SO) Wordless Wednesday!

    I would be honored if you join us and follow to stay connected Have a wonderful week!

    Hugs, Cathy