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Strawberry Jello Pretzel Salad

A sweet and salty pretzel base with a creamy layer topped with sliced strawberries and jello makes a classic Strawberry Jello Pretzel Salad recipe.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Jello Pretzel Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 15 servings
Calories 301kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 9x13 Baking Dish
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Hand Mixer


Pretzel Layer

  • 2 1/2 cups pretzels crushed
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 ounces whipped topping defrosted

Strawberry Jello Layer

  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 6 ounces strawberry jello
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen sliced strawberries


Pretzel Layer

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Crush pretzels using a food processor or smash up in a plastic bag.
  • Melt butter and stir in brown sugar. Then add pretzels and mix well.
  • Press into a 9" x 13" pan. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes. Allow to cool.

Cream Cheese Layer

  • Cream powdered sugar and cream cheese together. Add whipped topping and mix well.
  • Spread over cooled pretzels. Chill.

Strawberry Jello Layer

  • Dissolve jello in boiling water. Stir in frozen strawberries until the berries are separated.
  • Pour over cream cheese mixture. Chill until firm.


Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 365mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 501IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg