Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

2 cups pretzels (crumbled)
3/4 cups margarine
4 tablespoons sugar
1 large package of cream cheese (softened)
1 regular tub of cool-whip
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 lb of strawberries cleaned and sliced or 2 10oz. packages of frozen strawberries
1 8oz box instant strawberry jello
2 cups hot water

Mix pretzels, 3/4 cup margarine and 4 tablespoons of sugar together and spread on bottom of and 8 1/2 X 11 inch pan, and bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes.
While pretzel crust cools, mix the cool whip, cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and spread mixture over the crust.
When filling is firm,( you can quick set it in the freezer for a few minutes) top with strawberries, mix jello with the 2 cups of hot water and pour over strawberries, refrigerate until jello sets and serve.

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