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STRAWBERRY PRETZEL SURPRISE Recipe

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This recipe for STRAWBERRY PRETZEL SURPRISE, by , is from The Cousins' Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Wells
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
2 cups crushed pretzels (4 cups uncrushed)
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
3 tablespoons sugar

Filling and Topping:
1 package (8-oz.) cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 package (10-oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 packages (3-oz. each) strawberry jello
2 cups boiling water
1 package (16-oz.) frozen strawberries, thawed

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350.
Crust: Mix together pretzels, melted butter and sugar. Coat a 13x9 baking dish with not-stick cooking spray. Pat the pretzel mixture into the bottom of the dish. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool completely.

Filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Fold in thawed whipped topping. Spread mixture over cooled crust.

Topping: In a large bowl, dissolve the gelatin in boiling water. Stir in thawed strawberries. Place over larger bowl of ice water and refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture starts to thicken slightly.

Spoon thickened strawberry mixture over cream cheese mixture. Refrigerated for at least 4 hours. You can make the night before and refrigerate over night.

To serve, cut into 16 squares.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you ever have the delightful pleasure of having Jon David Richey over for dinner, you will find this to be a hit. This was a traditional salad Debbie Wells made during Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts.

 

 

 

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