Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe

This strawberry pretzel salad recipe is a unique twist on traditional salads. It’s a great combination of salty, sweet, and tangy flavors that will impress your guests at any party or gathering. The pretzel crust adds a crunch that perfectly complements the smooth and creamy filling and fresh strawberries.

Preparation Time:
Preparation time for this recipe is approximately 30 minutes, plus additional time for chilling.

For the crust:
– 2 cups crushed pretzels
– 3/4 cup melted butter
– 3 tablespoons sugar

For the filling:
– 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
– 1 cup white sugar
– 1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

For the topping:
– 1 (6-ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin
– 2 cups boiling water
– 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen strawberries, thawed

– Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
– In a mixing bowl, combine the crushed pretzels, melted butter, and sugar. Mix well.
– Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes, then let it cool completely.
– In a separate mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and white sugar together until smooth. Fold in the whipped topping, mixing until well combined.
– Spread the cream cheese mixture over the cooled pretzel crust, making sure to spread it all the way to the edges of the pan.
– In another mixing bowl, dissolve the strawberry gelatin in the boiling water. Stir in the frozen strawberries and mix well.
– Pour the strawberry mixture over the cream cheese layer, making sure it covers the entire surface.
– Chill the dish in the refrigerator until it sets, usually for at least 2 hours.
– Once set, cut into slices and serve chilled.

This strawberry pretzel salad recipe is a fun and tasty dessert that everyone will love. With its unique combination of flavors and textures, it’s sure to become a new favorite. Try it out for your next party or family gathering and watch as it disappears quickly!

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