Strawberry Pretzel Salad


Prepare this sweet and salty Strawberry Pretzel Salad in the morning, pop it in the fridge to chill, and it will be all set (and so delicious!) come time to set out the summer dessert recipes at your afternoon or evening barbecue or picnic.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 40 mins


  • 2 cup finely crushed pretzels

  • cup sugar

  • ¾ cup butter, melted

  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 8 ounce container frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed

  • 2 10 ounce package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed

  • 2 3 ounce package strawberry-flavored gelatin

  • 2 cup boiling water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl combine crushed pretzels and the 1/3 cup sugar. Add melted butter and stir well to combine. Press onto bottom of a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.

  2. In a large bowl beat the cream cheese and 1 cup sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until well combined. Fold in the whipped dessert topping until combined. Spread over cooled crust.

  3. In another large bowl combine strawberries and syrup, gelatin, and boiling water. Stir for 2 minutes or until gelatin is dissolved. Carefully pour over the cream cheese layer. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until set or up to 24 hours. Makes 24 servings.

    Strawberry Pretzel Salad
    Scott Little

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

255 Calories
11g Fat
36g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 9.4mg 47%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 58mg 1%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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