You are here: Home » Recipes » Pretzel Jell-O Salad Pretzel Jell-O Salad Recipe by American Profile Yield 16 servings A sweet salad with a crushed pretzel crust, cream cheese filling, and strawberries on top PrintEmail "I got this recipe from my aunt who lived back East. Every summer we went to her place, and I made it all the time." Ingredients 2 1/2 to 3 cups crushed pretzels (place pretzels between 2 sheets of waxed paper and crush with a rolling pin)3 teaspoons sugar3/4 cup melted butter1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese1 cup sugar1 (12-ounce) container whipped topping1 (6-ounce) box strawberry Jell-O2 cups boiling hot water2 (16-ounce) packages frozen sliced strawberries Instructions Preheat oven to 350F (250F if using a glass pan). Mix crushed pretzels with 3 teaspoons sugar and butter and spread in a greased 9-by-13-inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool. Mix cream cheese and 1 cup sugar until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spread to edge of dish on top of pretzel layer. Dissolve Jell-O in water in a bowl. Add strawberries. Mix well and put in refrigerator until thickened. Pour over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate until firm and ready to serve. Note: Raspberry Jell-O and frozen raspberries may be substituted for strawberry Jell-O and frozen strawberries. Tips From Our Test Kitchen: This dish is sweet enough to have for dessert. —Betty L. Freeman, Barstow, Calif.