Jello Pretzel Salad Recipe

This classic treat is always a crowd pleaser with a pretzel crust, cream cheese layer and strawberry jello topping! Strawberry Jello Pretzel Salad is the ultimate combination of sweet and salty!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate 4 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20 slices
Calories 213 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 2 cup pretzels crushed
  • 1/2 cup sugar divided
  • 2/3 cup margarine melted
  • 12 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup cool whip
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 6 oz Strawberry JELL-O mix
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 4 cups strawberries sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Mix chopped pretzels, ¼ cup sugar and butter together. Press into the bottom of a 9x13 pan. Bake for 10 minutes and let cool.
  3. Beat cream cheese, ¼ cup sugar and milk together with a blender. Fold in Cool Whip and spread over the crust. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. Place boiling water in a large bowl. Add gelatin mix and stir for 2 minutes until dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate for 1 - 2 hours or until thickened.
  5. Stir strawberries in with your jello and spoon over your cream cheese layer.
  6. Refrigerate for another 3 hours. Keep refrigerated until serving. ENJOY!
Nutrition Facts
Jello Pretzel Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 272mg12%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 505IU10%
Vitamin C 16.9mg20%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.