Fresh Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Rita Hunter

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@Rita_Hunter

This is an old favorite of my family... Summer or any "take a long dish" this will get rave reviews.. We call it salad.. that way you don't feel guilty when you have that extra slice...It's SALAD, Right?! ENJOY!


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Serves:

12-24 depending on the squares you cut

Prep:

30 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 bag(s)
pretzel crumbs
1 pkg
strawberry jello
16 oz large
tub of frozen whipped topping
1 c
sugar
1 stick
butter
2 pkg
frozen straberries
slice
fresh strawberries/whole
8 oz
cream cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

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Strawberry Pretzel Salad: I used Whole strawberries to dress the top of this salad... but I think I like the strawberries sliced instead.. fix it the way you like best!
Ingredients:
Crust:
2 c crushed pretzels
3/4 c Butter, melted
3 Tbsp sugar
Filling:
1 pkg cream cheese (8 oz)
1 c sugar
1 (8 oz) frozen cool-whip topping, thawed
Topping:
1 pkg strawberry gelatin (6 oz)
2 c boiling water
2 pkg (10 oz) frozen strawberries or 2 & 1/2cups fresh mashed strawberries with sugar.
Directions:
1.Mix crushed pretzels, butter and 3 Tablespoons sugar together and press into a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 400 for 8 minutes. Cool.
2.Mix softened cream cheese and 1 cup sugar. Fold the 2 cups thawed whipping topping into cream cheese mixture and spread over cooled pretzel crust. Dissolve strawberry gelatin in boiling water and add frozen strawberries. Chill until syrupy, then pour over the cream cheese layer and refrigerate. Cut into squares and garnish with whipped topping and a whole or sliced strawberries. ENJOY! ~ Rita

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy