Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert is spectacular. No kidding. You volition love this fabulous dessert–uh, salad! The master copy recipe truly called this a salad! It has a wonderful pretzel crust, a lusciously polish cream cheese layer, followed past times a delicious strawberry Jello layer in addition to finally topped amongst whipped cream. Oh, yum! The enquiry close this recipe is whether or non it should fifty-fifty live classified equally a salad!! It seems to a greater extent than similar a dessert to me!

My dearest friend, Mimi Pownall gave me this recipe inwards the really early on 1980s, in addition to I love the recipe for its versatility. You tin role frozen or fresh strawberries. One fourth dimension I decided to arrive amongst strawberry pie filling instead of all the Jello goop. That was yummy, too.

This recipe has been all over the Internet for years in addition to I’m non certain who the originator of this recipe is. I would non live surprised if this recipe originated from the makers of Jello or mortal else selling a product.

You volition love this fantastic Strawberry Pretzel Dessert. Try it at a potluck onetime in addition to come across everyone swoon. This is such a marvelous recipe for holidays or Valentine’s Day amongst it’s beautiful colors in addition to lite creamy taste. It’s wonderful to serve later a large repast because it’s thus lite in addition to fluffy. Add this to your vacation dessert list. You won’t live sorry.

When I initially posted this recipe right later I started my weblog inwards June 2012, my pictures were blurry in addition to but non really good! I was using an iPhone for a photographic idiot box camera dorsum in addition to thus which wasn’t specially skilful to present exciting pictures of food!

Besides all that, I made the fault of using plastic roll instead of foil to roll the dish earlier refrigerating it 1 finally time. The plastic roll vicious into the dish in addition to pulled off the beautiful sheen from the Jello that it originally had. I’ve made those corrections inwards the notes for the recipe thus yous tin avoid my mistakes.

I late remade Strawberry Pretzel Dessert (October 2016) for a potluck for our Dominicus schoolhouse class. This is 1 of those recipes that’s slap-up to freeze during the stages (and to speed upwardly the process), but later that it’s amend to proceed the dessert refrigerated. This is ever a crowd pleaser fifty-fifty if it is a niggling high maintenance for a dessert. It is thus skilful yous volition honour it is gone earlier yous blink your eyes! 🙂


  • 2 cups crushed pretzels close 10 ounces
  • 3/4 loving cup unsalted butter melted
  • 3 tbsp. chocolate-brown carbohydrate packed
  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese softened
  • 16 oz. container cool whip or other non-dairy whipped topping, divided use
  • 3/4 loving cup sugar
  • 6 oz. pkg. strawberry gelatin or 2 modest pkgs.
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 3 cups frozen strawberries thawed
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  1. Mix crushed pretzels, chocolate-brown carbohydrate in addition to butter.
  2. Press into greased 9x13” baking dish in addition to bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
  3. Cool completely. (I house inwards freezer for close xxx minutes to speed cooling time).
  4. Mix sugar, cream cheese in addition to one-half the cool whip in addition to house on cooled crust.
  5. Bring H2O to a boil.
  6. Add jello in addition to stir until dissolved.
  7. Then add together strawberries.
  8. Stir until thick.
  9. If necessary pose inwards freezer for a one-half hr or thus until mixture thickens.
  10. Spread over cream cheese layer.
  11. Freeze until theater – close 30-45 minutes.
  12. Cover amongst foil (NOT PLASTIC WRAP!!!) Plastic roll volition adhere to the frozen surface in addition to accept off the beautiful finish.
  13. Refrigerate overnight earlier serving.
  14. If desired, serve amongst remaining cool whip—either spread over the strawberry layer or dollop on private servings.

NOTE: May substitute cans of pie filling for strawberry mixture, although this is truly good. I receive got used raspberry in addition to huckleberry pie filling equally a substitute for the strawberry-Jello mixture. But I bet yous could role fresh blueberries or blackberries in addition to Jello to gibe in addition to it would live fantastic, too.

NOTE: The master copy advert for this recipe calls it a salad. This is truly a dessert, NOT a salad!

NOTE: Don't role plastic roll to encompass this salad/dessert. It volition adhere to the strawberry topping in addition to brand a mess. Cover amongst lid or foil instead.


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