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Strawberry Pretzel Squares

 Strawberry Pretzel Squares
Recipe provided by Philadelphia® Cream Cheese
20 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Total: 5 hr.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups finely crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1-1/2 package (8 ounces each) PHILADELPHIA® Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP® Whipped Topping
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 package (6 ounces) JELL-O® Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1-1/2 cups cold water
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F.
  • MIX pretzel crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter; press onto bottom of
  • 13x9-inch pan. Bake 10 min. Cool.
  • BEAT cream cheese, remaining sugar and milk with mixer until blended.
  • Stir in COOL WHIP; spread over crust. Refrigerate until ready to
  • use.
  • ADD boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 min. until
  • completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or
  • until thickened. Stir in berries; spoon over cream cheese layer.
  • REFRIGERATE3 hours or until firm. Yield: 20 servings.

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Strawberry Pretzel Squares (continued)

MAKE IT EASY: Substitute 1 pkg. (20 oz.) frozen whole strawberries, sliced, for the fresh strawberries. Stir into gelatin along with the cold water. Refrigerate 10 to 15 min. or until thickened; spoon over cream cheese layer. Continue as directed.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 210 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.