This is the best strawberry pretzel salad recipe that produces a creamy, luscious and decadent dessert. I love it not only during the summer months, but every month.
The flavor of sweet and salty is what makes it. The buttered and baked pretzel crust is so delicious, I even use it for my no bake cheesecake - with fruit topping it's a winner.
I have tried making this with homemade whipped cream, but it does not hold up as well. None-the-less, it's still outstanding. If raspberries are your favorite fruit, please feel free to use them.
Just make certain you leave it in the refrigerator and the Jello is completely set. Enjoy this refreshing strawberry dessert.
I've heard folks call it the strawberry whip cream jello dessert too. Whatever you call it - I say it's fresh and delicious.
1-1/2 cups crushed pretzels (use a blender)
4 TBS white sugar
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup confectioners sugar
2 (8oz) pkgs cream cheese, softened
1 (8oz) tub of whipped cream, thawed
6 oz pkg strawberry Jell-O
2 cups hot water
4 cups sliced fresh strawberries (in any size you want)
PREHEAT the oven to 350 degrees.
Mix the crushed pretzels, 4 TBS white sugar and melted butter together and press into a pie pan. Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly toasted. Set aside and cool completely.
In a bowl, beat together the sugar and cream cheese for 3 minutes. Fold in the whipped cream. Spread cream cheese mixture all the way to the edges on top of the cooled crust to form a
seal so the Jello mixture that follows doesn't make the crust soggy. Place in the refrigerator for two hours to chill.
Meanwhile, mix the hot water, Jell-O and strawberries together and stir until dissolved. Let cool down to room temperature (or freeze for a few minutes; stirring often) and pour over the chilled cream cheese mixture. Spread out to the edges so everything is sealed. Refrigerate another 3 hours or preferrably overnight.
3 cups crushed pretzels (use a blender)
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup melted butter
1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
4 (8oz) pkgs cream cheese, softened
2 (8oz) tubs of whipped cream, thawed
two 6 oz pkgs strawberry Jell-O
3 cups hot water
6 cups sliced fresh strawberries (in any size you want)
See above instructions.