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Strawberry Pretzel Squares Recipe

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Erica Andrews
Added: Saturday, September 27, 2008


2 cups finely crushed pretzels
1/2 cup sugar, divided
2/3 cup margarine
12 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
2 tbsp milk
1 cup Cool Whip
2 cups boiling water
1 pkg strawberry Jell-O
1 1/2 cups cold water
4 cups strawberries, sliced

Preheat oven to 350 . Mix pretzels, 1/4 cup of the sugar and the butter. Press onto bottom of 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool.

Beat cream cheese, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and milk until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread over crust. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Meanwhile, stir boiling water into gelatin in a large bowl at least 2 minutes until dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until thickened. Stir in strawberries. Spoon over cream cheese. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.




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