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Strawberry-Pretzel Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 6 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

The irresistible blend of creamy, crunchy, sweet and salty make this fruity summer dessert salad a potluck hit! MORE + LESS -

Jessica Walker Jessica Walker
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

Topping

2
packages (4-serving size each) Jell-O™ strawberry-flavored gelatin
2
cups boiling water
2
boxes (16 oz each) frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed

Crust

2
cups pretzels, crushed
3/4
cup butter, melted
3
tablespoons sugar

Filling

1
container (8 oz) Cool Whip™ frozen whipped topping, thawed
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
cup sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in strawberries; refrigerate until partially set, about 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 350° F. In medium bowl, mix Crust ingredients. Press into ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake 10 minutes. Cool on cooling rack.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat Filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread over cooled crust. Cover and refrigerate until cool and gelatin topping in bowl is partially set.
  • 4
    Carefully spoon gelatin topping over filling. Refrigerate 4 to 6 hours or until firm. To serve, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows.

Expert Tips

  • It helps to set up the gelatin and strawberry mixture by putting it in the freezer for a bit. You don’t want it to set completely, but just a little to make it easier to spread.
  • You can spoon additional whipped topping on top, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
14g
70%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
22%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
53g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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