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Strawberry Cream Cheese Dessert Recipe
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Strawberry Cream Cheese Dessert
1 cup finely crushed pretzels
4 teaspoons sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup cold water
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
8 ounces light cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
8 ounces cool whip, thawed
6 ounces strawberry gelatin powder
1 1/2 cups boiling water
20 ounces frozen strawberries in light syrup
partially thawed, broken up
Heat oven to 400°F. Spray sides only of 9" springform or 13 x 9 inch
pan with nonstick cooking spray. In small bowl, combine crushed
pretzels and 4 tsp. sugar; mix well. Add butter; stir until well
combined. Press mixture in bottom of sprayed pan. Bake at 400¼F for
8-10 minutes or until set. Place cold water in small saucepan or 2
cup microwave safe measuring cup. Sprinkle unflavored gelatin over
water; let stand 3 minutes to soften. Heat over low heat, or
microwave on HIGH for 30-40 seconds, until gelatin is dissolved.
In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 1 cup of sugar until well
blended. Beat in gelatin mixture until blended. Place bowl in
freezer for 5 minutes. Beat cream cheese mixture at high speed for 2
minutes. Fold in whipped topping. Spread mixture evenly over crust.
Refrigerate while preparing topping. In medium bowl, combine
strawberry gelatin and boiling water; stir until gelatin is
dissolved. Add frozen strawberries. Stir to separate strawberries
and thicken gelatin slightly. Pour evenly over cream cheese mixture.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour to set. Store in fridge.
Note: for 13 x 9 inch pan, bake crust at 400°F
for 5-8 minutes or just until set; do NOT overbake.