Cassie * Recipe

Orange Pretzel Salad

By Cassie * 1lovetocook1x

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Cassie's Story

This Jello dessert is one of my personal favorites, and always gets great reviews when anyone tries it.

I actually prefer this over the Strawberry pretzel salad.

The recipe is another from my Taste of Home - Aug/Sept 2007 magazine..been tested and approved by my friends and family.



2 c
crushed pretzels
3 tsp
plus 3/4 cup sugar, divided
3/4 c
butter, melted
2 pkg
(3 ounces each) orange gelatin
2 c
boiling water
2 can(s)
(8 ounces each) crushed pineapple, drained
1 can(s)
( 11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
2 c
whipped topping, thawed
additional whipped topping, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

In a small bowl, combine pretzels and 3 teaspoons sugar; stir in butter. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.

Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add pineapple and oranges. Chill until partially set, about 30 minutes.
In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over crust. Gently spoon gelatin mixture over cream cheese layer.

Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours or until firm.
Cut into squares. Garnish with additional whipped topping if desired.

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Sue Davis Sue_Davis
Apr 15, 2014
I have always made the Raspberry Pretzel Salad, but this Easter I'm making your Orange Pretzel Salad...........looks delicious and nice for Easter! Can't wait to taste it...........i bet it will be wonderful!!
Cassie * 1lovetocook1x
Apr 6, 2013

I always appreciate it when someone reviews my recipes, good or bad. Thanks again, and you have a wonderful weekend also!
Kimi Gaines kimijo
Apr 6, 2013
Your'e welcome....I always want to let cooks know when I make there recipe...warms my heart and theirs too!! Have a great weekend!!
Cassie * 1lovetocook1x
Apr 6, 2013
Hi glad you all enjoyed the salad..I was thinking of making it this weekend..

Hard to get pictures on a holiday...I know how that goes..thanks for coming back and commenting...Cass
Kimi Gaines kimijo
Apr 6, 2013
Hey Cassie, I made your salad for Easter and it was a big hit. Forgot to take a picture of it...We all enjoyed it so much...Thanks