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Strawberry Pretzel Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Strawberry Pretzel Squares, by , is from The Whalen Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Debbie Smith
Added: Thursday, February 7, 2008


2 c crushed pretzels
1/3 c sugar
2/3 c margarine, melted
12 oz cream cheese, softened
1/4 c sugar
2 T milk
1 c cool whip
2 c boiling water
1 lg pkg strawberry jello
1 1/2 c cold water
2 pints strawberries

Mix pretzels, 1/3 c sugar and margarine. Press into bottom of 13X9 pan. Bake 10 minutes at 350. Beat cream cheese, 1/4 c sugar and milk until smooth. Stir in cool whip. Spread over crust. Refrigerate. Stir boiling water into gelatin until dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1 hour or until thickened. Stir in berries and spoon over cream cheese layer. Chill 3 hours.Cut into squares.




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