BETTY NICKLAS' PRETZEL SALAD
First Layer - Crust:
2 Cups Crushed Unsalted Pretzels
3/4 Cup Butter Softened
3 TBS. Sugar
Mix and press into a 8 x 12 or 9 x 13 Pan. Bake at 400 Deg. for 8 min. and cool.
8 Oz. Cream Cheese softened
1/2 Cup Sugar
2 Cups Cool Whip Defrosted
Mix cream cheese and sugar until well combined. Fold in Cool Whip. Spread over cooled crust and refrigerate.
1 Large package strawberry jello
2 Cups boiling water
2 10 oz. packages frozen strawberries - barely defrosted
Dissolve jello in boiling water. Add strawberries and let thicken slightly. Pour over cream cheese layer and refrigerate. This should be served the same day it is made. Crust could be made the day before.