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A slice of Strawberry Pretzel Salad on a plate

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a long time family favorite! The crunchy pretzel crust is layered with a smooth cream cheese filling, and a fresh strawberry gelatin layer on top. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Jello Salad, Strawberry Pretzel
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Refrigeration 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 28 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 297kcal
Author Emily Walker



  • Mix first three ingredients and press in bottom of a 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes. Let cool completely.
    The pretzel crust of a strawberry pretzel salad
  • Beat sugar, cream cheese, and Cool Whip in a medium size bowl.
    Whipped cream cheese filling of strawberry pretzel salad
  • Spread cream cheese filling over pretzel crust.
    Cream cheese filling spread over pretzel crust
  • Mix Jello and boiling water until dissolved. Add strawberries.
    Strawberry Jell-O topping of Strawberry Pretzel Salad
  • Pour over cheese mixture. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.
    Strawberry Jell-O layer of Strawberry Pretzel Salad


The cream cheese layer of this Strawberry Pretzel Salad can be doubled. This makes it more of a creamy dessert.


Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 517IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg