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Layered Pineapple Pretzel Dessert


Recipe Description
Pineapple and cream cheese dessert with a pretzel crust.​
Preparation Steps:
Preheat oven to 350 F.​
Level of Difficulty:
easy​
Time Needed:
30 minutes​
Ingredients:
2 cups pretzels, crushed
1 cup butter, melted
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1 cup granulated sugar
1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 (20-ounce) cans crushed pineapple (reserve juices–will equal just shy of 2 cups of juice)
2 (3.4-ounce) packages instant vanilla-pudding mix
1 (20-ounce) can pineapple rings, optional
1 (12-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, optional​
Serves:
12​
Directions:
Place crushed pretzels in the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
Evenly pour melted butter over entire top of crushed pretzels. Set aside to cool.
Bake for 10 minutes. Cool.
Cream together cream cheese and sugar.
Fold in whipped topping.
Spread over cooled pretzel crust.
Combine reserved pineapple juice and pudding mixes. Mix in crushed pineapple.
Spread over whipped topping layer. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Optional: Garnish with pineapple rings and maraschino cherries placed in the center.
Tutorial: http://www.frugalvillage.net/2008/04/24/turn-crumbs-into-tasty-dessert/
 
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This looks and sounds like a very delicious summer dessert, Sara! I am going to add this one to my recipe folder. Thanks!:chef:
 
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Oh my that sounds delicious and perfect for summer. I am adding that to my recipes and can't wait to try it. :thumb:
 
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That sounds so good and easy to make. Plus I have some Pineapple that I need to use up.
 
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