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Vegetarian Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Updated on August 17, 2013

A Beautiful Tasty Dessert for Vegetarians or Anyone!

Ever buy a giant pretzel and dip in into strawberry jello or jam? No? Well, you probably thought they wouldn't go well together. You will change you mind after you have this dessert.

We all love tasty things. This is a wonderful and very easy dessert that will send anyone back for more. The sweetness of this particular Vegetarian dessert is in contrast to the salty pretzel crust but they really taste great together!

Interspersed between the recipe and information is some classic strawberry art for your enjoyment.

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  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 15 min
  • Ready in: 30 min
  • Yields: 4 - 6

Ingredients

  • (2 1/4) Cups Pretzels - Finely crushed
  • (3) Tablespoons brown sugar
  • (3/4) Cups of butter
  • (1) 6 Ounce package of strawberry jello (instant or sugar free is ok)
  • About (2) cups of frozen strawberries
  • you can use real if you like
  • (3/4) cups of sugar or xylitol
  • (1) 8 ounce package of cream cheese
  • Whipped cream if you like

Instructions

  1. 1) Melt the butter
  2. 2) Mix the pretzels with the brown sugar and melted butter.
  3. 3) Press the mixture into a greased pan. If the items are not sticking together properly, then use more butter.
  4. 4) Bake the pressed mixture in a 350F oven for about 5-10 minutes.
  5. 5) Prepare the jello by using the instructions on the box and add all the strawberries. Put in the refrigerator but monitor until it just starts to set.
  6. 6) Using a mixing bowl or Magic Bullet, mix the cream cheese until there is a smooth consistency. If you are using whipped cream, add it in slowly.
  7. 7) Spread the mixture over the cooled crust and be sure to cover the pretzels completely, sealing them so the jello does not seep through into the pretzels.
  8. 8) Cover the cream cheese with the jello and strawberry mixture.
  9. 9) Place the pan in the refrigerator until it is cool and then serve!
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I'm Lovin' this Strawberry Dessert - What did you think?

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      Teri Villars 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      @aliciamaggie54: I am afraid to make it again as I will eat it all myself, ha!

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      aliciamaggie54 5 years ago

      I agree. This sounds so good:)