Strawberry Pretzel Squares

Strawberry Pretzel Squares

"A crushed pretzel crust is topped with layers of fluffy cream cheese and strawberry-laced strawberry gelatin in this chilled dessert classic."
Saved
Save
I Made it Rate it Share Print
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.

Ingredients

4 h 55 m servings
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 20 servings

Adjust

Directions

Print
  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix pretzels, 1/4 cup of the sugar and the butter. Press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 10 min. Cool.
  2. Beat cream cheese, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and milk until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread over crust. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Meanwhile, stir boiling water into gelatin in large bowl at least 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until thickened (spoon drawn through leaves definite impression). Stir in strawberries. Spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Cut into 20 squares to serve. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

Footnotes

  • Healthy Living
  • Trim 2 grams fat per serving by preparing with PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese, fat free milk and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
  • Substitute
  • Prepare as directed, using 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) JELL-O Brand Strawberry Gelatin.

Reviews

30
  1. 37 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
Most helpful positive review

No problem with soggy crust. I read to spread the cream cheese mixture to the edges to prevent the jello going into it. I used 2 full blocks of LF cream cheese & the full tub of light cool whi...

Most helpful critical review

My cooking forum is making this for our monthly Cook Along and I'm sorry to say that I wasn't really into this dessert. I opted to top the jello with strawberry cool whip and then decorate the f...

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive
Newest

No problem with soggy crust. I read to spread the cream cheese mixture to the edges to prevent the jello going into it. I used 2 full blocks of LF cream cheese & the full tub of light cool whi...

Yummy! Yummy!! A great and easy dessert to make. I've used regular cream cheese the first time and this time have used items that were fat free and sugar free. No difference in presentation or t...

Made this recipe for a family party and everyone loved it. I used rasperry jello and thawed out a bag of frozen raspberries to mix with the jello. The only thing I'll do different next time is...

I used entire 8oz tub of coolwhip. When I mixed as directed, the amount of filling in the bowl seemed too small to make much of a layer in a 13 x 9 pan. The texture and taste seem fine to me, b...

Excellent! I like the extra firmness of this recipe that allows it to be cut into squares. I combined this recipe with another, more traditional one here Strawberry Pretzel Salad and they were...

need 2 small packs of jello

I made this with Glutino gluten free pretzels and it was still delicious! Everyone loved it! Just make sure to leave yourself enough time for the jello to set... mine took awhile. Good to mak...

My cooking forum is making this for our monthly Cook Along and I'm sorry to say that I wasn't really into this dessert. I opted to top the jello with strawberry cool whip and then decorate the f...

I LOOVE these bars! Which is strange because I normally HATE Jello. But the contrast between the salty pretzel crust and the creamy layer and then the sweetness of the strawberries is just per...

Other stories that may interest you