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Strawberry Pretzel Pie Recipe

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Sandy Swank
Added: Thursday, March 20, 2008


2 c. coarsely crushed pretzels
3/4 c. margarine, melted
1 tbsp. white sugar
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 c. white sugar
1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 (3 oz.) packages strawberry flavored gelatin
2 c. boiling water
2 (10 oz.) packages frozen sweetened strawberries (do not thaw) (I like them sliced)

Preheat oven to 400F.
In a medium bowl mix together crushed pretzels, melted margarine and 1 tbsp. sugar. (I did it in the food processor and it works well). Press mixture firmly into bottom of a 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool completely.
In a medium mixing bowl, beat together softened cream cheese and 1 c. sugar until smooth and fluffy. Fold in whipped topping and spread mixture evenly onto cooled crust covering all of the pretzels.
Place gelatin in a medium heat-proof bowl and pour in boiling water. Stir gently until gelatin is completely dissolved. Add frozen strawberries and continue to stir until mixture begins to thicken. Chill until semi-firm but still pourable. Pour gelatin mixture over cream cheese layer. Chill at least 2 hours before serving.




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