Cherry Pretzel Squares

Cherry Pretzel Squares


"Chopped pretzels and brown sugar make a perfect salty-sweet crust for these creamy layered cherry bars."


4 h 10 m servings 425 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 425 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.9g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 503 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine crushed pretzels, brown sugar and butter. Spread half of this pretzel mixture in bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool.
  3. While the pretzel mixture is baking, combine the cream cheese and powdered sugar in large mixing bowl. Fold in whipped topping.
  4. Spread half of this cream cheese mixture on top of the cooled baked pretzel crust. Spread 2 cans of LUCKY LEAF Cherry Pie Filling over the cream cheese layer, then spread the remaining half of the cream cheese mixture over the pie filling.
  5. Sprinkle with the remaining pretzel mixture. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
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  1. 17 Ratings


This recipe is a winner! I've been searching for it for ages... it was a childhood favorite. And just a tip cause I bothered to measure... a 12oz. tub of cool whip is about 4 cups. YUM!!

I followed the recipe, but the pretzels were very soggy!! The flavor of the cherries and cream cheese were good.

This was a big hit! Loved the pretzel bottom and the hint of salty with all the sweet. Supper simple dessert to throw together. Will definitely be making again!

Tried it with blueberry filling, very good.

This is very good...I took it to work and the girls really enjoyed it!

Try adding a little cinnamon to the crushed pretzels, which I did. Also put whipped topping on top of the cherry pie filling, and sprinkled a little more crushed pretzels.

I used fat free cream cheese and 1 8oz tub of Cool Whip Lite and 1 tub of Cool Whip Free. For crust, I reduced butter to 1 stick (1/2 cup) - worked fine. I mixed the confectioner's and cream c...

I made this recipe exactly as written. there was way too much pretzel mixture for the very little amount of cream cheese mixture. the pretzels were sogggy. the squares don't firm up -so they ...

will be trying it tonight if it turns out well ill let you know