Thursday, June 9, 2011

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

This is my all time favorite strawberry dessert! I liked it so much as a child, that I requested this over a birthday cake every year! I have even made this with raspberries and raspberry jello.

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

Bottom Layer:
2 cups crushed pretzels
3/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons white sugar

Middle Layer:
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Top Layer
2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored gelatin
2 cups boiling water
2 (10 ounce) packages frozen strawberries

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tablespoons sugar; mix well and press mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool. In a large mixing bowl cream together cream cheese and 1 cup sugar. Fold in whipped topping. Spread mixture onto cooled crust. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in still frozen strawberries and allow to set briefly. When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate until set.

Shared with: Everyday Mom's Meals, Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms, Mandy's Recipe Box, Lady Behind the Curtin, Julies's Eats and Treats, Fat Camp Friday, Delicious Sweets, Sweet Indulgences Sunday
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9 comments:

Michaela said...

Found you over at the "church supper." I have to make this!! My daughter's first love is pretzels and strawberries!

Amy said...

Found you at the 'Church Super' at 'Everyday mom's meals'.This looks so yummy.Cant wait until I try this recipe...

sugarspiceiced said...

This was one of my favorite desserts too! I always loved it whenever we had it at a special holiday event. I found you from Make Ahead Meals and I'm excited to follow your yummy posts! :)

ladybehindthecurtain.com said...

This looks yummy! Would you come by my Cast Party Wednesday Link Party tomorrow and share some of your recipes with us?
Thanks,
I hope to see you there!

Rooted in Atascocita said...

Found you at Julie's Eats and Treats. This is one of my favorite's on her recipe roundup page. Looks really yummy!

sheryl said...

Thank you so much for stopping by Cast Party Wednesday last week. I really appreciate you sharing your recipes with us. I hope you will join us again for another awesome party filled with yummy recipes.
Thanks Again!

Miranda said...

I have never mad a pretzel crust before. Sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing with Fat Camp Friday, see you next time!

Barefeet In The Kitchen said...

Found you through Deelicious Sweets. I adore this recipe. I only make it for the holidays, because I have exactly ZERO self control with this dish. It is unreal just how delicious it is!

Kim McCallie said...

This is one of my favorite desserts. I think I ate the whole dish by myself over a period of a few days. I love it! Thanks for sharing on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.