Black Cherry Layered Pretzel Dessert

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups cola-flavored carbonated beverage (12 oz. can)
  • 1 14 cups crushed pretzels
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 (3 ounce) packagesblack cherry gelatin
  • 1 (11 3/4 ounce) jar Smucker's® Black Cherry Flavored Topping
  • 2 14 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 375°F Pour cola in microwave-safe measuring cup or bowl. Let stand, stirring occasionally, while preparing crust. Combine crushed pretzels, sugar and butter until moistened. Press evenly in 8x8-inch baking pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted. Cool completely.
  2. MICROWAVE cola on HIGH 2 minutes or until boiling. Pour over gelatin in medium bowl. Stir gently 2 to 3 minutes until gelatin is dissolved and foam disappears. Stir in black cherry topping. Chill 10 to 15 minutes or until just slightly thickened.
  3. MEASURE 1 1/4 cups whipped topping in small bowl. Add 1/2 cup gelatin mixture, stirring until evenly blended. Spread over cooled pretzel crust. Chill 10 minutes. Spoon remaining gelatin mixture over whipped topping layer. Chill 1 hour or until firm. Top with remaining 1 cup whipped topping.