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Raspberry Pretzel Bars
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Raspberry Pretzel Bars

Prep Time3 hrs 10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking / Original by Betty Crocker


  • Jello:
  • 1 box 8-serving size Jell-O raspberry-flavored gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water

  • Crust:
  • 3 cups mini pretzels crushed
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 3 tbsp sugar

  • Filling:
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 8 oz container of frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 8 oz fresh raspberries


  • In medium sized bowl, dissolve the raspberry gelatin in boiling water, mix well; set aside to cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees. In another bowl, mix the crushed pretzels, melted butter, and sugar together until well combined.
  • Press the mixture into an ungreased 13 x 9 baking dish.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and cool on wire cooling rack.
  • In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, and the vanilla with mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  • Fold in the whipped topping.
  • Spread evenly over cooled crust making sure to spread it all the way to the very edge of the pan.
  • Spread raspberries over filling; pour cooled gelatin on top.
  • Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours or until set.
  • Cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Serve with Whipped cream and fresh raspberries. Enjoy!