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Strawberry Pretzel Mason Jar Dessert
Easy Strawberry Pretzel Jars with three layers of perfect dessert goodness!
What You Need
  • 12 small 4 oz, mason jars
  • 1 cup crushed pretzels
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened,
  • 2 cups whipped cream thawed (1 small tub)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 small package strawberry gelatin
  • 1 package 16 oz frozen strawberries, thawed and mashed. Do not drain juice.
  • 1 cup boiling water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 and place mason jars onto a baking sheet.
  2. Use a food processor to chop pretzels into small pieces. Add melted butter and sugar and process until mixed well.
  3. Spoon 2 tablespoons of crust into each mason jar. Use a pastry tart shaper to press the crust firmly into the bottom of the jars.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  5. Mix cream cheese, whipped cream, white sugar and vanilla with a mixer until smooth and creamy. Spoon 3 tablespoons of filing into each jar. Smooth evenly into the jar with the back of a spoon. Refrigerate.
  6. Combine water and gelatin and stir for 2 minutes or until no longer grainy and all gelatin is dissolved. Stir in strawberries.
  7. Spoon mixture on top of cream cheese and refrigerate for 2 hours or until ready to serve.
  8. Makes 12 small jars.