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Pretzel Salad (Dessert) Recipe

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This recipe for Pretzel Salad (Dessert), by , is from The Brandt/Awsumb Family Reunion Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Annette Brandt
Added: Sunday, May 17, 2009


2 1/2 cups crushed pretzels (not too fine)
3/4 cup melted butter
3 tbsp. sugar
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 envelope Dream Whip
2 (3 oz. each) strawberry jello
2 cups boiling water
2 - 10 oz. pkgs. frozen strawberries

Mix crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tbsp. sugar well and press into 9x13 pan. Bake 10 minutes at 375. Cool.

Soften the cream cheese and mix in 1 cup sugar. Whip Dream Whip according to package. Fold into cream cheese mixture. Spread over pretzels.

Dissolve jello in boiling water. Add frozen strawberries and still until melted. Spoon over the cream cheese. Chill before serving.




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