Strawberry Pretzel Salad
This is an oldie but a goodie that I first tasted it when my sister-in-law brought it to a family gathering. I've seen many variations so don't be afraid to experiment a bit! The combination of the salt and sweet is really nice!
- 2 cups crushed pretzel sticks
- 1/2 cup margarine or butter
- 8 oz cream cheese
- 1 cup sugar
- 4 Tbs mayonnaise
- 8 oz whipped topping (e.g. Cool Whip)
- 12 oz strawberry Jello
- 20 oz frozen strawberries
Mix the crushed pretzels with the margarine or butter. Press into a 9x13 pan and bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees F. Let cool.
Cream the softened cream cheese with sugar and mayonnaise, then fold in the whipped topping. Spread this over the cooled pretzels.
Dissolve the Jello in 2 cups of hot water and add the frozen strawberries. Stir, and then let set slightly. Pour over the cream cheese mixture. Chill and serve.