Strawberry Pretzel Salad makes a classic, Southern dish. Cool, creamy and delicious, this strawberry pretzel salad is perfect anytime.
Course: Dessert, Side Dish
Keyword: strawberry pretzel salad
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch
1(8-ounce package)cream cheese
18-ounce packagefrozen whipped topping
1 ½cupsboiling water
2(3-ounce) packagesstrawberry Jell-O
2(10-ounce) packagesfrozen strawberries
Preheat oven to 400˚.
Mix crushed pretzels with melted butter and 2 tablespoons sugar. Press pretzel mixture into the bottom of 9 x 13-inch casserole dish and bake until set, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.
Mix together cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, and whipped topping in a large bowl until smooth. Spread over the cooled crust, making sure to spread completely to the edges.
Dissolve the Jell-O in boiling water and mix in frozen strawberries. Allow to set until the jello and strawberry mixture has slightly thickened and set and then pour over the cream cheese mixture. Chill until firm and serve.