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Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe - Crunchy pretzel crust topped with a layer of sweet cream cheese with nuts and a delicious strawberry jello topping.

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe

Crunchy pretzel crust topped with a layer of sweet cream cheese with nuts and a delicious strawberry jello topping.

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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 6 hours 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 Servings
Calories 271 kcal

Ingredients

PRETZEL CRUST

  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar substitute or granulated sugar

CREAM CHEESE FILLING

  • 1-1/2 cups cold heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup + 1-1/2 tablespoons sugar substitute or granulated sugar
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

STRAWBERRY TOPPING:

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) sugar free strawberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, sliced
  • whipped topping and pretzels for garnish, optional

Instructions

PRETZEL CRUST

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine pretzels, butter and sugar.
  3. Press prepared pretzels into an ungreased 9x13-inch baking dish and bake for 10 minutes.

  4. Remove from oven and let cool.

CREAM CHEESE FILLING

  1. In your mixer's bowl combine whipping cream, vanilla, and 1-1/2 tablespoons sugar; beat until cream reaches stiff peaks. Set aside.

  2. Beat the cream cheese and remaining sugar together until smooth and creamy.

  3. Fold in the prepared whipped topping.
  4. Spread cream cheese filling over pretzel crust all the way to the edges; add walnuts on top and refrigerate until chilled.

STRAWBERRY TOPPING

  1. In a large bowl, add boiling water and gelatin; stir in strawberries and chill in the fridge until partially set.
  2. Spoon the strawberry mixture over the cream cheese filling.
  3. Chill 6 hours to overnight, or until firm.
  4. Cut into squares and garnish with whipped topping and pretzels.
  5. Serve.

Recipe Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 11

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 square)
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 225mg9%
Potassium 114mg3%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 480IU10%
Vitamin C 16.7mg20%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.