Chocolate Chip Strawberry Pretzel Squares
Recipe type: salad or dessert
The sweet and salty and crunchy flavors in this salad dessert are so unique and delicious.
  • 2 cups finely crushed pretzels
  • ½ cup sugar, divided
  • ⅔ cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1-1/2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1-1/2 cups cold water
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  1. HEAT oven to 350°F.
  2. MIX pretzel crumbs, ¼ cup sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Bake 10 min. Cool.
  3. BEAT cream cheese, remaining sugar and milk with mixer until blended. Stir in COOL WHIP; spread over crust.
  4. Top with ¼ cup chocolate chips.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  6. ADD boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until thickened. Stir in berries; spoon over cream cheese layer.
  7. Top with ¼ chocolate chips
  8. REFRIGERATE 3 hours or until firm.
Recipe by Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke at