Orange Pretzel Salad

1
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

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.


Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 1
    (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 c
    whipped topping, thawed
  • ·
    additional whipped topping, optional

How to Make Orange Pretzel Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add pineapple and oranges. Chill until partially set, about 30 minutes.
  3. 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.
  4. Cut into squares. Garnish with additional whipped topping if desired.

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