Saturday, June 5, 2010

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Layer 1: pretzels, butter & sugar

Layer 2: cream cheese, sugar & whipped topping

Layer 3: jello and strawberries &... wa-lah! SOOOOO yummy!

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

by: Jackie Pierce

2 cups crushed pretzels
3/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed
2 (3 oz.) packages strawberry flavored gelatin
2 cups boiling water
2 (10 oz.) or 1 (16 oz.) packages frozen strawberries

1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
2. Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tablespoons sugar; mix well and press mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool.
4. In a large mixing bowl cream together cream cheese and 1 cup sugar. Fold in whipped topping. Spread mixture onto cooled crust.
5. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in still frozen strawberries and allow to set briefly. When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer. Lastly refrigerate until set.

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