Next time you have friends and family over, I just happen to know a recipe that would impress them! Want to know what recipe I am talking about? You guessed it right! This amazing Strawberry Pretzel Salad will surely make your day extra special together with your loved ones! I discovered this recipe while I was browsing the internet for new and simple recipes. This was the first thing I saw and I am so glad that I tried it because I never would have known how amazing this truly is! Give this one a try and taste it yourself. Enjoy!
For the Pretzel Crust
3 1/2 cups pretzels, crushed
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
For the Cream Cheese Filling
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
8 oz cool whip, or whipped cream (stiffly whipped)
For the Strawberry Jello Topping
1 lb fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 cups boiling water
6 oz strawberry jello powder
How to Make Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Step 1: Ready the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Prepare a 9 x 13-inch glass baking dish.
Step 3: Put the pretzels inside a ziplock bag and crush them gently.
Step 4: Add sugar and melted butter in a medium mixing bowl. Stir until well-mixed.
Step 5: Transfer the crushed pretzels into the butter and sugar mixture. Stir until completely coated.
Step 6: Transfer the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Press on the bottom part of the dish.
Step 7; Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes or until cooked through.
Step 8: Remove the dish from the oven and let sit on a wire rack to cool to room temperature.
Step 9: In a medium mixing bowl, pour boiling water and add jello powder. Stir until the powder is dissolved completely for at least 1 minute.
Step 10: In a large mixing bowl, add sugar and cheese. Beat until the texture becomes fluffy.
Step 11: Add in the cool whip and use a spatula to mix.
Step 12: Serve and enjoy!