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fresh strawberry pretzel salad

Recipe by
Rita Hunter
San Antonio, TX

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!

yield 12 -24 depending on the squares you cut
prep time 30 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For fresh strawberry pretzel salad

  • 1 bag
    pretzel crumbs
  • 1 pkg
    strawberry jello
  • 16 oz lg
    tub of frozen whipped topping
  • 1 c
  • 1 stick
  • 2 pkg
    frozen straberries
  • slice
    fresh strawberries/whole
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese

How To Make fresh strawberry pretzel salad

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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

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