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This recipe for Strawberry Pretzel Squares, by Debbie Smith, is from The Whalen Family Cookbook ,
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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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