Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 35 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Author Kathleen
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a classic family favorite dessert. This easy make ahead recipe is the most delicious combo of sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy!

Ingredients

Pretzel Crust
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
Creamy Filling
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 8 oz Cool Whip defrosted
Strawberry Topping
  • 6 oz Strawberry Jell-O
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 4 cups sliced strawberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine crushed pretzels, sugar and butter in a bowl and press into the bottom of a 9x13 pan. Bake 10 minutes and cool completely.
  • In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese and sugar with a hand mixer on medium until fluffy. Gently fold in Cool Whip. Spread mixture evenly over the cooled crust and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Large mixing bowl combine Jell-O and boiling until jello is dissolved. Allow mixture to sit at room temperature until completely cooled.
  • Place sliced strawberries over the cream cheese mixture. Pour cooled Jell-O overtop.
  • Refrigerate until firmly set at least 4-6 hours or overnight.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 244, Carbohydrates: 34g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 30mg, Sodium: 274mg, Potassium: 94mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 22g, Vitamin A: 360IU, Vitamin C: 28.2mg, Calcium: 15mg, Iron: 0.9mg