This fine looking piece of cuisine will surely please the most demanding of guests, and will look interesting enough to even try this Christmas.
2 cups crushed pretzels
¾ cup melted butter
2 tablespoons sugar
8 ounces of cream cheese
1 cup of sugar
1 cartoon frozen whipped topping, thawed
3 ounces each of strawberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
1/2 cup cold water
Mix the pretzels, butter and sugar in a large bowl. Put the dough in an ungreased baking pan, and bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. After it is cool, beat cream cheese with sugar until smooth. Stir in the whipped topping and spread over the pretzel crust. Once you are done, refrigerate until cool. The topping can be made in a small bowl. Dissolve the gelatin in boiling water, add cool water and chill partially. Pour over the filling with care and refrigerate the dessert for 4-5 hours.