This delicious, crunchy, creamy, fruity, salty, sweet dessert is bound to be a hit this Memorial Day weekend. It literally tastes like what I think summer would taste like… The perfect end to any picnic or barbeque you might be having this holiday.
Wishing you all a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!
Strawberry Pretzel Dessert (Courtesy of Taste of Home)
2 cups crushed pretzels (about 8 ounces)
3/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons sugar
2 cups whipped topping
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
2 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
Optional: Additional whipped topping and pretzels
-In a bowl, combine the pretzels, butter and sugar. Press into an ungreased 13×9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
-For filling, in a small bowl, beat whipped topping, cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Spread over pretzel crust. Refrigerate until chilled.
-For topping, dissolve gelatin in boiling water in a large bowl. Stir in sweetened strawberries; chill until partially set. Carefully spoon over filling. Chill until firm, 4-6 hours. Cut into squares; if desired, serve with additional whipped topping and pretzels.
1 piece: 295 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 305mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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