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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

This Strawberry Pretzel Salad is always a hit at any get together! A pretzel crust, topped with a sweet cream cheese layer and strawberry topping!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 12
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 6 oz Strawberry Jello
  • 2 cups Boiling water
  • 2 cups Pretzels, crushed
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 8 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 8 oz Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 1 lb Strawberries, sliced


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the jello package and boiling water. Stir until completely dissolved and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and add in 1/4 cup sugar. Mix in crushed pretzels.
  • Transfer pretzel mixture to a 9 x 13 baking pan and use a fork to press mixture evenly on bottom of pan.
  • Place pan in oven for about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • While pretzel layer is cooling, mix together the cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar using a hand held mixer until combined.
  • Fold in the whipped topping.
  • Spread mixture evenly over cooled pretzels making sure to cover entire pan side to side.
  • Refrigerate pan for 30 minutes.
  • Mix sliced strawberries into room temperature jello mixture.
  • Pour jello over cream cheese layer evenly and place in refrigerator for about 2-3 hours, or until set up.
  • Serve and enjoy!!
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