Saturday, April 18, 2009

Strawberry Pretzel Squares

This recipe is so great, it is light tasting and very refreshing, it makes me think of summer!


2 cups finely crushed pretzels
1/2 cup sugar, divided
2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp. milk
1 cup thawed cool whip whipped topping
2 cups boiling water
1 pkg. (6 oz) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
1 1/2 cups cold water
1 qt (4 cups) strawberries, sliced

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix pretzel crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter. Press onto bottom of 13x9 inch pan. BAKE 10 minutes. Cool.

Beat cream cheese, remaining sugar and milk until blended. Stir in Cool Whip; spread over crust. Refrigerate.

Add boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1 1/2 hours or until thickened. Stir in strawberries; spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.

1 comment:

  1. Yum this recipe sounds great. I am definatly going to try it. Yea I love new recipies!