Pretzel Salad

Pretzel Salad

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Mary Ann Hanson


This recipe is from a dear friend I used to teach with. She now lives in Arizona and I miss her terribly. I know the recipe says "salad". It is almost a decadent dessert!!!!! Just for reference, a #2 can is 20 ounces!


★★★★★ 2 votes

6 - 8
30 Min


  • 1 stick
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 c
    crushed pretzels
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 can(s)
    #2 size of crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1
    small carton of frozen whipped topping, thawed

How to Make Pretzel Salad


  1. Melt butter and mix in sugar. Stir in pretzels. Spread on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees 6-7 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Do not touch these or sample. You will end up making more!!!!!
  2. Beat together cream cheese and sugar. Stir in pineapple and fold in thawed whipped topping. At this point chill the mixture.
  3. Just before serving, stir in the pretzel pieces.

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About Pretzel Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pineapple #pretzels

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