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 straightforward to make and oh so heavenly.
That is not like any salad you’ve ever had. We wrestle to even name it salad, however I suppose we’re going with it. If we name it salad, meaning it’s wholesome, proper? In our dwelling, every thing may be wholesome and nothing is off limits! Even desserts that we fake are a salad. That is nice to carry to a celebration, or only a enjoyable, after dinner dessert to shock your loved ones. It’s at all times 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.
Often 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 persist with frozen. When you go for contemporary, you’ll want to 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 could be equally wonderful. Be happy 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 selections. When you like, you possibly can substitute the cream, sugar, and vanilla with an 8-ounce tub of Cool Whip.
Whipped Cream & Cream Cheese Layer
You completely have to 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 via to the underside.
We expect nothing is best than this pretzel crust, however when you want, you possibly can substitute crushed pretzels with crushed graham crackers to make a graham cracker crust.
Be certain that 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’ll be able to 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.
Watch the video beneath the place Caytlin will stroll you thru each step of this recipe. Typically it helps to have a visible, and we’ve at all times obtained you lined with our cooking present. You’ll find the entire assortment of recipes on YouTube, Facebook Watch, or our Facebook Page, or proper right here on our web site with their corresponding recipes.