Pretzel Dessert

Pretzel Dessert

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"This is a festive, crunchy, and fruity dessert. The pretzels in this recipe provide a crust for the filling of gelatin and pineapple."

Ingredients

30 m servings 468 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 468 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 28.7 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 331 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine crushed pretzels, melted margarine, and 1/4 cup sugar. Press mixture into a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, frozen whipped topping, and 1 cup sugar. Pour over pretzel crust.
  5. In a large saucepan, combine boiling water and strawberry-flavored gelatin; bring to a boil. Stir in frozen strawberries. When it begins to thicken, pour over cream cheese filling. Serve.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Reviews

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There IS a trick to this recipe! When you spread the cream cheese/Cool Whip layer, you need to "seal off" the pretzel layer. In other words, you need to spread it on carefully and make NO corn...

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I have a friend that makes this (her own recipe) and this one turned out nothing like hers. She said to cut the water back to 1 cup boiling water. She said there was too much water. I stirred...

There IS a trick to this recipe! When you spread the cream cheese/Cool Whip layer, you need to "seal off" the pretzel layer. In other words, you need to spread it on carefully and make NO corn...

YEAH! My family has been using this recipe for years. I lost my copy and was SO happy to find it. One tip -- if you buy the larger container of whipped topping, you can spread that on top of...

I make this dessert all the time and everyone always loves it. I do the jello/frozen fruit layer differently however....I pour the package of jello into a bowl and add 1 cup of boiling water to ...

Im only giving this recipe 4 stars since the recipe itself isnt all that accurate. Ive made a different version of this...The final product itself though (when done right) is awesome! I just t...

I have a friend that makes this (her own recipe) and this one turned out nothing like hers. She said to cut the water back to 1 cup boiling water. She said there was too much water. I stirred...

THIS IS SO GOOD, i DO COOL EACH LAYER AND COMPLETLY COVER PETZELS WITH CREAM CHEESE LAYER TO SEAL AN PROTECT PRETZELS FROM GETTING SOGGY. ALSO I BOIL WATER FOR GELATIN (OR FRUIT JUICE) THEN REMO...

My middle daughter requests this dessert instead of a cake on her birthday. The key to making this dessert turn out great is to be sure and seal the cream cheese/whipped topping layer around the...

This recipe is FANTASTIC!! I have been making this very recipe for 10 years, only I make mine with Raspberries instead of Strawberries. I think it adds a nice tartness to the dish. I am defin...

I have to say that I do love this dessert but when making it for the first time, my jello did not thicken like the directions said it would. I had to place the jello and strawberry mixure in th...