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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Strawberry Pretzel Salad is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. I love to serve this delicious dessert at summer parties.

Course Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Author AFewShortcuts.com

Ingredients

  • Crust
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • Cream Layer
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 8 ounce container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Strawberry Layer
  • 2 3 oz packages strawberry flavored gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 10 oz packages frozen strawberries or 2 1/2 cups fresh strawberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tablespoons sugar; mix well and press mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool.
  4. In a large mixing bowl cream together cream cheese and 1 cup sugar. Fold in whipped topping. Spread mixture onto cooled crust. Be sure to spread it to the edges to seal off the crust.
  5. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in still frozen strawberries and allow to set briefly. When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer.
  6. Refrigerate until set.
  7. Serve