RECIPE # 3970 - STRAWBERRY PRETZEL SALAD - Monday, April 2, 2007
3 c pretzels
1/4 c sugar
1/2 c butter or margarine, melted
1 c sugar
1 (8-oz) pkg cream cheese
1 (8-oz) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 (6-oz) pkg strawberry gelatin
2 c boiling water
1/2 c ice water (with ice cubes)
1 (20-24-oz) pkg frozen strawberries
Place pretzels and sugar in food processor and process until crumbs. Add butter through top to form crumb crust. Press into 9 X 13-inch baking dish or pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool.
In a large bowl, beat sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Add whipped topping and beat until completely combined. Spread over cooled pretzel crust.
In a separate large bowl combine gelatin and water; mix until dissolved. Stir in ice water and frozen strawberries. Cool until mixture begins to thicken. Gently spread over cheese layer. Place in refrigerator to set. Yield: 8-10 servings.