October 26, 2010

Pretzel & Jello "Salad"

Yeah I know...Petzels & Jello???
YES you fools!!!
Its so freaking good. Yeah its "oh my goodness" good.

3c. crushed pretzel sticks (some will be more powdery, some stick peices, but you need 3 full cups)
10 Tbsp (1 stick + 2Tbsp) of melted butter (unsalted)
1/3c. granulated sugar
  • Mix together & spread in a deep 9x13 or 11x14 pan.
  • Bake @ 350 for 10 mins, then cool.
8oz cream cheese (room temp helps)
1c. granulated sugar
2c. cool whip....(an 8oz tub works)
  • Mix together.
  • Spread over pretzel crust.
  • Pretzels will move, so spread carefully to keep crust in place.
2c. pineapple juice
2 pkgs (3oz ea) strawberry jell-o
16-20oz of frozen strawberries (whole berries, not in syrup)
  • Heat juice till near boiling in microwave.
  • Dissolve Jello in hot juice.
  • Option 1: Slice frozen berries & place over top, pour jell-o mix over the top of the cream layer.
  • Option 2: Toss frozen berries in blender, pour jell-o mix over the top & pulse a few times to chop berries. Pour jell-o & berry mix over the top of cream layer.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Enjoy!
You may also use:
  • raspberry jello-o & frozen raspberries
  • peach jell-o & frozen peaches
  • lime jell-o & frozen pineapple

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