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Pretzel Salad Recipe

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

Aaron & Kristi Mueller
Added: Thursday, March 13, 2008


layer 1:
2 cups crushed thick pretzels
cup melted margarine or butter
4 tablespoons sugar
layer 2:
1 8 oz package cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 8 oz. container of Cool Whip
layer 3:
2 6 oz packages strawberry Jello
1 16 oz package frozen strawberries
3 cups boiling water

Layer 1: Mix pretzels, butter and sugar. Pat into a 9x13 pan. Bake for 6 minutes at 400. Cool the pretzel base before adding the next layer.
Layer 2: Cream cheese and sugar. Add Cool Whip. Spread on cooled pretzel layer.
Layer 3: Add water to Jello. Cool before adding strawberries (partially thawed). Put over cheese layer and chill.




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