Sunday, August 22, 2010

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

  • 2 c. crushed pretzels
  • 3/4 c. melted butter
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese, room temp.
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 lg. Cool Whip (16oz)
  • 1 (6 oz.) box strawberry gelatin
  • 2 c. boiling water
  • 2 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen strawberries, including juice (fresh berries slightly mashed and sweetened may be used)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Mix crushed pretzels, butter and sugar and pour into a 9 x 13 pan. Press into the bottom and bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes. Beat the cream cheese with 1 cup sugar. Stir into the Cool Whip. Spread on cooled pretzel crust.
Mix together the gelatin, boiling water and frozen strawberries. Let set in refrigerator until it begins to jell. Pour over cheese mixture and refrigerate several hours or overnight. This can be served as a salad or a dessert.

Notes & Tips:
Very yummy and an easy pot luck dish!

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