Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe WW

This easy strawberry pretzel dessert has a crunchy pretzel crust topped with a layer of sweet cream cheese and a delicious strawberry jello topping. Fresh strawberry slices and a dollop of whipped topping take it over the top!

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chilling Time 6 hrs 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins

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 9×13-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

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