Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Ready in 45 minutes
11 review(s) averaging 4.9. 73% would make again

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"Our family really enjoyed this Jell-O salad. It's pretty close to a recipe my aunt Peggy had made for over 30 years and even though it's called a salad, we also served it as dessert. Whether you serve it as a salad or a dessert, it's a tasty dish that would be great for any occasion."


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2 c pretzels; Crushed
3/4 c margarine; Melted
1 c Sugar
8 oz Cream cheese; softened
1 8-oz container Container Cool Whip
2 3-oz packages Strawberry jello
2 c Boiling water
2 10-oz packages Frozen strawberries

Original recipe makes 16 Servings



Mix pretzels and margarine. Pat into a 9x13 baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes. Cool completely. Cream sugar and cream cheese until well blended. Fold in cool whip. Spread over the pretzel layer.

Chill until firm.

Add boiling water to the jello. Stir in strawberries, still frozen. Mixture should become thickened, but if not, chill until slightly thick. Spread over the cheese mixture. Chill until set. If desired, crushed pretzels may be sprinkled on the top. Cut into squares to serve.

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My family will sometimes use nilla wafers instead of pretzels! Both are delicious!
Kconley11 1 year ago

lacer 1 year ago

Love this!!
TraciLea14 2 years ago

My family loves this dessert!! Thank you for sharing!
Karri86 2 years ago

ronda.anderson 3 years ago

This is a fairly easy and delicious recipe! It turned out really well. Yummy!
GoldtruthB2 4 years ago

This is a fairly easy and delicious recipe! It turned out really well. Yummy!
GoldtruthB2 4 years ago

This recipe was so easy. Even a child can do it. My 8 year old daughter helped me.
jmbowser78 5 years ago

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