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Recipe of the Day: Pretzel Dessert

Pretzel Dessert
Pretzel Dessert


2 cups crushed pretzels, divided

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup butter, melted

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

1 cup confectioners' sugar

1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling

In a large bowl, toss 1 1/2 cups pretzels with sugar and melted butter. Press into an ungreased 13-by-9-inch dish.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.

Spread half of the mixture over pretzel layer. Top with pie filling; spread with remaining cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with remaining pretzels. Refrigerate, covered, overnight before serving. Yield: 16 servings.

Taste of Home August/September 2001