Strawberry Pretzel Salad


2 cups crushed pretzels (food processor or a baggie and a rolling pin)

3/ 4 cup melted butter

2 Tbsp sugar

8 oz package cream cheese

8 oz container of whipped dessert topping

½ cup sugar

6 oz strawberry Jell-O

2 cups boiling water

2 (10 oz ) packages frozen strawberries, sliced


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix pretzels with butter and sugar and press into the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch dish.

Bake 10 minutes. Cool slightly.

Mix cream cheese, dessert topping and sugar together and spread on pretzel crust.

Mix Jell-O with boiling water until it dissolves.

Stir in strawberries and let mixture sit for 5 minutes to become firmer.

Pour Jell-O mixture over cream cheese filling and chill until set, about two hours.

This can be made the day before. (Try not to laugh when referring to this as a salad. The word salad makes people feel virtuous and you look good for providing it!)          `

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