Easy Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe

Easy Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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This easy strawberry pretzel salad recipe by Natashas Kitchen is a delightful treat that everyone will enjoy. Each layer has different textures that complement well with each other. The top and middle layers are sweet and tangy, while the bottom is salty. It’s simple and quick to prepare – perfect for any gathering. This dessert recipe will definitely be a crowd favorite. Read on or watch the video below for full instructions.



  • 6 oz package of strawberry Jell-O
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • 2 cups of salted pretzel (before crushing)
  • 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 stick or 8 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 8 oz tub of cool whip (thawed in the fridge)
  • 1 lb of fresh strawberries (hulled and sliced)


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Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350F.

Step 2:

Combine strawberry Jell-O and 2 cups of boiling water in a mixing bowl. Stir until completely dissolved. Set it aside at room temperature.

Step 3:

Put 2 1/2 cups of pretzels in a ziploc bag and crush using a rolling pin.

Step 4:

Melt 8 tablespoons of butter in a medium saucepan, then stir in 1/4 cup of sugar. Mix in crushed pretzels.

Step 5:

Transfer the mixture to a 13 by 9 casserole dish and press evenly for the crust. Place inside the oven and bake at 350F. Once done baking, remove it from the oven and let it cool at room temperature.

Step 6:

Add 8 oz of cream cheese and 1/2 cup of sugar in a bowl. Beat using an electric hand mixer on medium/high speed until fluffy and white.

Step 7:

Fold in the cool whip until there are no streaks of cream cheese. Spread mixture over cooled crust, then refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe Ingredients
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Step 8:

Add the sliced strawberries to room-temperature jello. Pour the mixture evenly over the cream cheese layer. Place in the refrigerator for about 2 to 4 hours until the jello is set.

Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe Instructions
Image by Natashas Kitchen via Youtube


Step 9:

Slice into squares and serve. Enjoy!


Easy Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe

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