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Strawberry Pretzel Squares

Prep time 25 mins
Other time 4 hrs, 30 mins
Yield Makes 20 servings


  • 2 cups finely crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 package (6 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 quart (4 cups) strawberries, sliced

How to Make It

  1. HEAT oven to 350ºF.

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

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

    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 (spoon drawn through leaves definite impression). Stir in strawberries; spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.

    Nutritional Information
    Calories: 200
    Total fat: 13 g
    Saturated fat: 8 g
    Cholesterol: 35 mg
    Sodium: 260 mg
    Carbohydrate: 20 g
    Dietary fiber: 1 g
    Sugars: 14 g
    Protein: 3 g
    Vitamin A: 8% DV
    Vitamin C: 15% DV
    Calcium: 2% DV
    Iron: 0% DV