Grandma’s Strawberry Pretzel Salad has a salty, crunchy pretzel crust with a selfmade whipped cream and cream cheese layer and strawberry jello. It’s so simple to make and oh so heavenly.
That is in contrast to any salad you’ve ever had. We battle to even name it salad, however I assume we’re going with it. If we name it salad, meaning it’s wholesome, proper? In our dwelling, every little thing could be wholesome and nothing is off limits! Even desserts that we faux are a salad. That is nice to convey to a celebration, or only a enjoyable, after dinner dessert to shock your loved ones. It’s all the time successful, as a result of whipped cream, cream cheese, and jello are only a pleasant mixture. Add in that salty, pretzel crunch and we’re in heaven. You’re going to like this dessert…er, we imply salad. Promise.
Ceaselessly Requested Questions
You should use both frozen or contemporary strawberries on this recipe. In the course of summer season when they’re in abundance, we love to make use of contemporary strawberries. The remainder of the yr, we stick to frozen. If you happen to go for contemporary, make sure you let your jello combination cool earlier than incorporating them.
You actually don’t have to stay with strawberries on this recipe. Want raspberries? Go for it! Peaches could be equally superb. Be at liberty to experiment with different substitutes, and even add extra along with the strawberries.
We love this dessert with a from-scratch whipped cream, nonetheless, we all know you all love decisions. If you happen to like, you may substitute the cream, sugar, and vanilla with an 8-ounce tub of Cool Whip.
Whipped Cream & Cream Cheese Layer
You completely have to be sure to have unfold this layer thick throughout your complete crust, with none holes or lacking gaps. Belief us, you do not need a soggy pretzel crust as a result of jello fell via to the underside.
We predict nothing is healthier than this pretzel crust, however in the event you desire, you may substitute crushed pretzels with crushed graham crackers to make a graham cracker crust.
Be sure to pour that jello combination gently over the creamy layer to keep away from creating indents and holes in that creamy layer.
Make Forward Directions:
You may simply make this dish as much as 24 hours forward of time. It retains effectively within the fridge, lined, for as much as 4 days. Don’t freeze.
Retailer this in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 4 days.
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