Monday, September 27, 2010

Berry Pretzel Bliss

This is delicious, refreshing and addicting. A chilled, fruity, creamy, crunchy, concoction. A perfect marriage of sweet, juicy tartness and salty crunchy sweetness joined by a creamy, cool spread.

Berry Pretzel Bliss

  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 6 tsp melted butter
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 1 pkg cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 2 large (packages of raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1 pkg frozen berries (thawed)
Heat oven to 250 degrees. Mix together pretzels, melted butter and sugar. Grease a 9 X 13 inch pan. Pat pretzel mixture into bottom of pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool completely.

In a large bowl beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Fold in cool whip gently with a spoon and spread over crust. In a large bowl dissolve gelatin and boiling water. Add cold water and ice. Stir in berries. Refrigerate until mixture begins to thicken. Spoon berry mixture over cream cheese mixture and refrigerate 4 hours.

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