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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups crushed pretzels
3/4 cup melted oleo
3 teaspoons sugar
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
8 ounces Cool Whip
2 packages (4 servings each) strawberry Jello
2 cups boiling water
2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen strawberries

Instructions

Mix pretzels, melted oleo and sugar. Press into a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Mix together cream cheese and sugar. Add Cool Whip. Mix thoroughly. Spoon and spread on cooled cream cheese, pretzels. Refrigerate. Dissolve Jello with hot water. Add strawberries. Stir gently. Refrigerate till slightly set. Gently spoon evenly over Cool Whip later. Refrigerate. Cut into squares.

Kelly Bedford
Moline



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