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Strawberry Pretzel Salad on a plate with whipped cream and strawberries on top

Sugar Free Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Chill: 6 hours
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 269kcal
Strawberry Pretzel Salad is an absolute must make during the holidays, especially when you can make it SUGAR FREE but just as delicious as the traditional version! This Sugar Free Strawberry Pretzel Salad recipe is made with layers of salty and buttery pretzels, low fat cream cheese/whipped cream, and of course and tangy strawberry jello topping. It's a delicious side dish or even dessert for Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, and beyond!
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Ingredients

  • ¾ cup salted butter 170 grams, melted (1½ sticks)
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels 120 grams (about 4 cups before crushing)
  • 3 tablespoons Stevia In The Raw® (Bakers Bag) 4.5 grams (or 38 grams granulated sugar)
  • 8 ounces low fat cream cheese 227 grams
  • ¾ cup Stevia In The Raw® (Bakers Bag) 18 grams (or 150 grams granulated sugar)
  • 8 ounces sugar free whipped topping 226 grams
  • 2 cups water 454 grams
  • 6 ounces sugar free strawberry gelatin mix 170 grams (2 packages)
  • 14 ounces frozen strawberries 397 grams, with no sugar added
  • 8 ounces crushed pineapple in 100% juice 227 grams (1 can), drained
  • Sugar Free Whipped Topping optional, for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  • Mix together the melted butter, crushed pretzels, and 3 tablespoons stevia (or sugar) in a medium-sized bowl. Pour the pretzel mixture into the baking dish and press down firmly to create a flat, thin layer.
    2 cups crushed pretzels, ¾ cup salted butter, 3 tablespoons Stevia In The Raw® (Bakers Bag)
  • Bake the crust for 7-8 minutes, then remove from the oven and allow to fully cool.
  • Using a hand mixer or stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat together the cream cheese and ¾ cup stevia. Stir in the whipped topping until smooth.
    8 ounces low fat cream cheese, ¾ cup Stevia In The Raw® (Bakers Bag), 8 ounces sugar free whipped topping
  • Pour the cream cheese mixture over the pretzel crust and use a spoon or offset spatula to make a smooth layer. Place in the refrigerator to chill for 30-60 minutes.
  • Boil the water in a small saucepan. Once boiling, turn off the heat and stir in the gelatin mix. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.
    2 cups water, 6 ounces sugar free strawberry gelatin mix
  • Stir in the frozen strawberries and crushed pineapple.
    14 ounces frozen strawberries, 8 ounces crushed pineapple in 100% juice
  • Pour the strawberry mixture over the cream cheese layer and place back in the refrigerator for 6-8 hours, or until the gelatin is fully firmed.
  • Slice and serve with a dollop of whipped cream and sliced strawberries!
    Sugar Free Whipped Topping

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Notes

  • NOTE: If you prefer sugar, the ratio by volume is 1:1. Easy peasy!
  • Nutritional information does not include optional ingredients.
Storage: Store sugar free strawberry pretzel salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Nutrition

Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg