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Want Cheesecake but Don't Want to Wait? Try Strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake Salad!

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Finding new ways to put pretzels in desserts is always on my mind. Now what goes with pretzels? Everything, so let’s make cheesecake!

Creamy cheesecake with the crunch from the pretzels and pecans. Of course loads of juicy strawberries to add a ton of freshness! It takes minutes to throw this any season dessert together and it won’t disappoint!

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounce of cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 ounce whipped topping
  • 1 cup pretzels, chopped
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup melted butter
  • 2-3 cups strawberries, diced

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Chop pretzels and pecans and combine with melted butter and brown sugar. Spread on parchment paper on a cookie sheet with edges. Bake for 7-9 minutes. Pull out of oven and allow to cool while you mix up the cream cheese mixture.
  3. Whip cream cheese, vanilla and sugar together until fluffy. Gently fold in whipped topping. Right before you are ready to serve, fold in strawberries and pretzel, pecan crunch.
  4. Enjoy!

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