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Strawberry Pretzel Squares

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 4 hrs, 40 mins
Yield 20 servings
A crunchy pretzel crust, a creamy center, a tangy strawberry layer—whatever you're in the mood for, here it is.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups finely crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons 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
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 210
  • fat 13 g
  • satfat 8 g
  • cholesterol 40 mg
  • sodium 240 mg
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • sugars 15 g
  • protein 3 g
  • calcium 2 %
  • iron 0 %

How to Make It

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F.

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  3. MIX pretzel crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Bake 10 min. Cool.

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  5. BEAT cream cheese, remaining sugar and milk until blended. Stir in COOL WHIP; spread over crust. Refrigerate.

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  7. ADD boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until thickened.

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  9. STIR berries into gelatin; spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.

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  11. kraft kitchens tipsVARIATION Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, fat-free milk and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.SUBSTITUTEPrepare using 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Strawberry Gelatin.MAKE IT EASYSubstitute 1 pkg. (20 oz.) frozen whole strawberries, sliced, for the fresh strawberries. Stir into gelatin mix along with the cold water. Refrigerate 10 to 15 min. or until thickened; spoon over cream cheese layer. Continue as directed.