Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe
A summer classic, this easy Strawberry Pretzel Salad recipe is super simple to make!
strawberry pretzel salad
finely crushed pretzels
(8 ouncpackage cream cheese
homemade whipped cream or frozen whipped topping
strawberry flavored gelatin
hulled and sliced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (200 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, combine the crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tablespoons brown sugar.
Press the pretzel mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9x13 inch glass baking dish.
Bake the pretzel crust for 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
Carefully fold in the whipped cream and spread the cream cheese mixture over the cooled crust covering completely.
Dissolve the gelatin in boiling water and stir in the strawberries.
Allow the gelatin to set slightly.
When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour the gelatin mixture over the cream cheese and spread to cover evenly.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
For best results, make the night before.