My sister gave me this strawberry pretzel salad recipe. It is a favorite of her in-laws. I tried it and it is delicious! This three-layer salad includes a pretzel crust, cream cheese center, and strawberry too.
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
2 cups crushed pretzels
3/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 (8 ounces) package cream
1 cup white sugar
1 (8 ounces) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
2 (10 ounces) packages frozen strawberries
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter and 3 tablespoons white sugar; mix well and press mixture into bottom of the 9×13-inch baking dish.
Bake 8-10 minutes, until set; set aside to cool.
In a large mixing bowl cream together cream cheese and white sugar.
Fold in whipped topping.
Spread mixture onto cooled crust.
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water.
Stir in frozen strawberries and allow to set briefly.
When the mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer.
Refrigerate until set.