Hello Jello . . . Prompt #621

Do you like Jello? 

Red Jello? Yellow Jello? Green Jello?

Never Jello?

Jello in a cup? In a bowl? In a mold like aspic?

Do you like Jello plain or with fruit in it?

Are you a Jello and whipped cream fan?

Have you had Strawberry Pretzel Jello?

Prompt: Write about Jello.

Strawberry Pretzel Jello


2 cups crushed pretzels

3/4 cup butter, melted

3 tablespoons white sugar

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 cup white sugar

1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored Jello

2 cups boiling water

1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries


Preheat oven to 400o

Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter, and 3 tablespoons sugar; mix well and press mixture into the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool.

In a large mixing bowl cream together cream cheese and 1 cup sugar. Fold in whipped topping. Spread mixture onto cooled crust.

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in still frozen strawberries and allow to set briefly. When mixture is about the consistency of egg whites, pour and spread over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate until set.


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