Leslie Holt Recipe

Pretzel Salad

By Leslie Holt 2holts

Not your usual salad, but delicious nonetheless!

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Salad? Dessert? Either! This sweet, fruity treat would be right at home with your meal or as the perfect dinnertime ending.

To keep the cream cheese mixture from sticking to your spatula as you spread it, just run it under hot water. Does the trick every time!


2 c
crushed pretzels
3/4 c
margarine, melted
3 Tbsp
1 pkg
cream cheese (8 oz)
1 c
(8 oz) frozen cool-whip topping, thawed
1 pkg
strawberry gelatin (6 oz)
2 c
boiling water
2 pkg
(10 oz) frozen strawberries
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Directions Step-By-Step

Mix crushed pretzels, margarine and 3 Tablespoons sugar together and press into a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 400 for 8 minutes. Cool.
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 bioling 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 strawberry. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids