35 Reviews

This is a family favorite. To save time, get the jello started first, using the quick-set method on the box.

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Paul Meyer December 16, 2001

I made a variation of this recipe after a friend brought it to our baby playgroup. It's delicious and a perfect summertime dessert. Salty, sweet and refreshing!

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Julie Winter June 06, 2001

I have tried this dessert many times, just never had the recipe, now I do!!!! It is wonderful!

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Carla Bennett May 27, 2002

I have had this before. It has really good flavor!Be sure to use salted pretzels, they really make the dish good.

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Leslie O February 12, 2001

This has been one of my favorite recipes since I was a kid. My mom made it every holiday and now I do the same... and so do my in laws. There are only two differences in the way I make it... First is that I use raspberry jello (but I still use frozen strawberries cut in half) and Second is that I use boiling pineapple juice instead of the water. These two substitutes add just a little more flavor to the top layer and it is so wonderful!! Also just a little side note for anyone that ends up with soggy pretzels... the trick is to get the cream cheese layer COMPLETELY sealed to the pan so the jello can't seep through and make the pretzels soggy. Everyone should make this recipe!

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Snicks1816 February 28, 2008

When I have a party it is always a buffet. This dish is a great make ahead one that everyone raves about. I made this recipe with orange jello and mandarin orange slices in place of the strawberries. The orange flavor is so refreshing and a nice complement to the slightly salty crust.

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be4everjoyful April 04, 2007

Family loved it! I'll personally cut down on the sugar next time around. It's a keeper! Thanks for sharing!

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WJKing October 01, 2014

Love this combination of sweet and salty, and the strawberries are a wonderful bonus flavor. It is now a family staple. Thanks!

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Connie K April 28, 2014

Thanks for the recipe. I have had this before, but was not sure how to prepare it myself. Tried today and it turned out well. Great summertime dessert.

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berry271 September 06, 2010

Loved It!! This is a great combination of flavors and textures. I didn't tell DH what the crust was made out of and he guessed that it was made out of nuts. He was surprised to find out it was pretzels! What a great summer passing dish to any potluck or a fun dessert. Thanks for the recipe!

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Sharon A. H October 17, 2009
Strawberry Pretzel Jell-O