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  • Number of Servings 12

A crust of finely crushed pretzels gives this dessert a unique twist. As cool and colorful today as it was when it was introduced back in the 1960s.

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups
    finely crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup
    brown sugar
  • 1 8 oz. pkg.
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 3 cups
    whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 cups
    boiling water
  • 1 6 oz. pkg.
    strawberry gelatin
  • 1/2 bag
    Whole Strawberries (#745), sliced

Instructions

1. Heat oven to 350°F.

2. Combine together pretzels, butter and brown sugar. Mix well and pat mixture into a 9"x13" baking pan.

3. Bake for 10 minutes, let cool completely.

4. Beat together cream cheese and sugar until fluffy.  Fold in whipped topping and set aside.

5. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water in medium bowl. Stir in strawberries and let stand 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.

6. Spread cream cheese mixture over crust and top with gelatin. Refrigerate for 2 hours or up to12 hours.

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