Sunday, July 18, 2010

...and this is what I'm making today

Celebration Church is having a game night tonight and this is the Shrodes family contribution. (We're having appetizers and desserts along with games.) Yes, I know the combination of strawberries and pretzels might seem strange, but if you have never had this before, try it just once...I promise you, it's absolutely moan-worthy. You will thank your lucky stars that I gave you this recipe.  


Strawberry Pretzel Jello Dessert

2 c. pretzels, crushed
4 tbsp. sugar
1/2 - 3/4 c. butter, melted
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. sugar
8 oz. carton Cool Whip
1 lg. box strawberry Jello
2 c. boiling water
2 pkgs. strawberries (frozen), thawed and drained

Mix pretzels, 4 tablespoons sugar, and butter together; press into bottom of 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 6 minutes; cool. In mixing bowl, fold Cool Whip into cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar. Spread over cooled crust. Dissolve Jello into boiling water. Add strawberries to Jello and pour over cream cheese. Chill and let set. Cut into squares to serve. Serves 12.

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