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strawberry pretzel surprise

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Roberta Klodt
The Villiages, FL

Great to take for pot luck!! A light and tasty favorite.

(1 rating)
yield 16 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For strawberry pretzel surprise

  • 2 c
    crushed pretzels ( 4 cups uncrushed)
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp
  • filling and topping
  • 1 pkg
    8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 c
  • 1 pkg
    10 oz. frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 pkg
    3 oz. each strawberry-flavored gelatin
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 pkg
    16 oz. frozen strawberries, thawed

How To Make strawberry pretzel surprise

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    CRUST: Mix together pretzels, butter and sugar. Coat a 13X9X2 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Pat pretzel mixture into the bottom of the dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  • 3
    FILLING and TOPPING: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Fold in thawed whipped topping. Spread mixture over cooled crust.
  • 4
    In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in thawed strawberries. Place over larger bowl of ice water and refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture starts to thicken slightly.
  • 5
    Spoon strawberry mixture over cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • 6
    To serve, cut into squares. Makes 16 servings.