Pretzel Dessert

Pretzel Dessert Recipe

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Marsha Tracey


I cook for myself, family, and friends if they like it I make it again.

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2 c
crushed pretzels
3/4 c
butter , melted
3 Tbsp


8 oz
cream cheese softened
1 c
1 1/2 c
whipped cream


1 pkg
danish dessert, strawberry or raspberries
3 or 4 c
strawberry or raspberries fresh, or
20 oz
frozen berries, thawed

How to Make Pretzel Dessert


  • 1Crust: Mix crushed pretzels, butter and 3 Tablespoons sugar together and press into a
    9x13 inch pan. Bake at 400 for 8 minutes. Cool.
  • 2Base Layer Mix softened cream cheese and 1 c. sugar
    Fold 1.5 cups whipped cream into cream cheese mixture and spread over pretzel crust.
  • 3Fruit Layer Prepare Danish Dessert according to package directions for pie filling. Cool

    If using frozen fruit use the juice from the thawed fruit to replace at least half the water needed to prepare the Danish Dessert
  • 4Fold in fruit, do not crush

    Pour over the cream cheese layer and refrigerate.
  • 5Cut into servings, top with additional sweetened whipped cream and a whole berry.
  • 6Options: add 1/2 C. finely chopped toasted pecans to crust layer.

    Cover the whole fruit layer with sweetend whipped cream and add some whole berries for garnish, if desired.

    The amounts of whipped cream and fruit can be adjusted to suit the cook.

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About Pretzel Dessert

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #berries

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