Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Raspberry Pretzel Jell-O

It has been warm this week and that makes me want summery foods. Jello is one of those foods. This jello is sweet, tangy, and creamy with some crunch from the pretzels. Its at the top of my favorite Jell-O's list.

Raspberry Pretzel Jell-O
Recipe Adapted From: MandysRecipeBox.blogspot.com

2 cups Pretzels, crushed
1 cup Granulated Sugar, divided
1/2 cup Butter
1 – 8oz pkg Cream cheese, room temp
1 – 8oz container Cool Whip
1 – 8oz can Crushed Pineapple
6oz pkg Raspberry Jell-O
2 cups Boiling Water
3 cups Frozen Raspberries

1. Combine 1/2 cup granulated sugar and butter in a small saucepan and melt on low until sugar has dissolved. Let cool slightly and mix with crushed pretzels. Bake at 350 for 6 minutes and let cool.

2. Cream together cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and pineapple. Add cool whip, mix, and spread on top of cooled crust.

3. In a medium bowl add packet of Jell-O and pour boiling water an whisk until dissolved. Add raspberries and mix well. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes and pour on top of cream cheese layer. Refrigerate until set, about 4 hours.

1 comment:

  1. Love this recipe! I made it in Home Ec class in middle school and have made it ever since!


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