Strawberry Pretzel Salad is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. Be sure to click it to read how to make it.
Author: A Few Shortcuts
1package8 ounce, cream cheese, softened
1container8 ounce, frozen whipped topping, thawed (or make your own)
2packages3 oz, strawberry flavored gelatin
2packages10 oz, frozen strawberries or 2 ½ cups fresh strawberries
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tablespoons sugar; mix well and press mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool.
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.
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in still frozen strawberries and allow to set briefly. If making with fresh strawberries, don’t add strawberries to jello until the jello is just starting to jell.
When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer.