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 not like 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 thing could be wholesome and nothing is off limits! Even desserts that we fake 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 a success, 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 need to use both frozen or recent strawberries on this recipe. In the midst of summer season when they’re in abundance, we love to make use of recent strawberries. The remainder of the 12 months, we persist with frozen. If you happen to go for recent, make sure you let your jello combination cool earlier than incorporating them.
You actually don’t have to stay with strawberries on this recipe. Desire raspberries? Go for it! Peaches can be equally wonderful. 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, nevertheless, we all know you all love selections. 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 must ensure you have unfold this layer thick throughout the complete crust, with none holes or lacking gaps. Belief us, you do not need a soggy pretzel crust as a result of jello fell by to the underside.
We predict nothing is best than this pretzel crust, however if you happen to desire, you may substitute crushed pretzels with crushed graham crackers to make a graham cracker crust.
Be certain 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 nicely within the fridge, coated, 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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