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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Pretzel Jello Salad

Ok Ladies... really... It's been over a month and no new recipes? We are seriously slacking. :)

This probably isn't a new recipe to a lot of you... But it's one of my favorites to make for when we have people over, or if I'm in charge of bringing a family a meal. It's technically a jello salad... but it's definitely good enough to be dessert! :) There's never any leftovers with this dish! :)

Pretzels (Somebody asked how many- & I don't know! :) Just enough so after you crush them, they cover the bottom of the pan... I just guess)
1 Cube Butter
1 c. Sugar, plus 4 tsp Sugar
12 oz. Cool Whip
8 oz. Softened Cream Cheese
6 oz. Strawberry Jello
16 oz. Frozen strawberries (sliced)

*Crush Pretzels in Bottom of 9x13 pan.
*Melt butter with 4 tsp. Sugar.
*Pour over pretzels and bake at 400 for 6 min.
*Cool in refrigerator (I put mine in the freezer- Make sure it's completely cooled or it melts the next layer and everything meshes together!)
*Beat softened cream cheese, cool whip, and 1 cup Sugar on med/low until smooth
*Spread over COOLED pretzels. (Make sure to seal all the edges so the jello doesn't get into the pretzels)
*Mix Jello with 2 cups Boiling water. Stir until well dissolved.
*Stir in frozen sliced strawberries.
*Let Jello partial set (3 minutes or so) then pour over cream cheese mixture.
*Put in Fridge and let set for 3-4 hours.

4 comments:

♥Shally said...

THANKS!

I have been feeling like a TOTAL slacker for not posting. I have tons of recipes to post-- as soon as I get back from vacay I am posting....

Sarah Robertson said...

How many pretzels?

MERRIANNE said...

oh my goodness... i totally love this stuff! it is DANGEROUSLY GOOD!

Aimee said...

I made your recipe yesterday for my early Thanksgiving dinner... so delicious!! Thanks for sharing!