Strawberry Pretzel Layered Dessert – The Baking ChocolaTess

It’s time to step up your dessert game and embark on a sweet and salty journey with this easy, light and fluffy Strawberry Pretzel Layered Dessert recipe! Much like this awesome Reese’s Peanut Butter Pretzel Pie and this Heavenly Strawberry Pretzel Dessert!

This delicious and tempting treat is the perfect combination of sweet and salty flavors in one amazing, decadent dessert we cannot resist for the spring and summer season!

pretzel strawberry dessert

The Magic of Sweet and Salty: Find Out Why This Unique No Bake Strawberry Pretzel Dessert is So Delightful!

If you’ve ever wanted a dessert that’s both sweet and salty, look no further than this delicious strawberry pretzel dessert. It’s a unique combination of flavorful and creamy, salty and crunchy, and is guaranteed to become a family favorite!

This layered strawberry pretzel dessert recipe is an easy-to-make yet delectable treat that’s sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Plus, with just a few simple steps, you can have a delicious dessert ready in no time.

Strawberry Pretzel Layered Dessert

Ingredients You Need 

Pretzel Crust

Strawberry Compote

  • strawberries, chopped into quarters
  • granulated sugar
  • lemon juice

Whipped Cream Cheese Filling

  • cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • powdered sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • whipped cream, Cool Whip or freshly made  

Whipped Cream

Strawberry Pretzel Layered Dessert

How to Make Layered Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

Microwave Strawberry Compote

  1. Put chopped and strawberries in a microwave safe glass bowl. Add the lemon juice and sugar.
  2. Microwave for 1 minute. Remove and stir. Repeat the process microwaving 1 minute at a time and stirring in between each interval until the juice break down and a sauce begins to form and strawberries soften.  Set aside to cool.

Pretzel Crust

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix crushed pretzels, butter, and brown sugar together. Press into bottom of a 9×9 baking dish or pie pan.
  3. Bake crust for 10 minutes until set. Cool completely.

No Bake Strawberry Cream Cheese Filling

  1. In a large bowl, using mixer beat the cream cheese on medium-high speed until smooth. Beat in the powdered sugar, followed with vanilla and beat until smooth and creamy.
  2. Fold in the whipped cream until mostly incorporated. Add the cooled strawberry compote and fold again until mixture is pink and no white streaks are visible.
  3. Pour the filling onto the baked pretzel crust and spread evenly with the spatula. 

Whipped Cream

  1. Add 2 cups of whipped cream on top of the strawberry cream cheese filling.  
  2. Cover with foil or plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator at least 4 hours before serving.

Strawberry Pretzel Layered DessertThe Perfect Toppings

Add chopped strawberries and pretzel twists or broken pretzels on top when serving.  

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What Can I Use Besides Strawberries?

Not a Fan of Strawberry? Substitute raspberries or peaches for a twist!

Storing No Bake Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

Store leftovers covered tightly in the refrigerator up to 5 days or the freezer up to 2 weeks.

pretzel strawberry dessert

pretzel strawberry dessert

Combining a classic combination of salty and sweet flavors, this easy-to-make dessert is the perfect way to end any meal. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply wanting to satisfy a sweet tooth, this delicious dish will be a hit with everyone.  Double recipe for 9×13 pan!

Leave a comment with your favorite topping or share this post on social media!  Definitely a crowd-pleasing treat.

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Strawberry Pretzel Layered Dessert

Strawberry Pretzel Layered Dessert

Kim Lange

It’s time to step up your dessert game and embark on a sweet and salty journey with this easy, light and fluffy Strawberry Pretzel Layered Dessert recipe