Apple Pretzel Salad
|Chopped pretzels||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Margarine||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Frozen whipped topping||8 Ounce, thawed (1 Carton)|
|Lemon-flavored gelatin||6 Ounce (Two 3 Ounce Packages)|
|Boiling water||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Chopped dates||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon-lime carbonated beverage||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Diced red apple||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Delicious Variety)|
Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl; press mixture into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.
Bake at 400° for 10 minutes.
Let cool completely.
Combine cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar in a large bowl; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth.
Fold in whipped topping.
Spread cream cheese mixture over pretzel mixture.
Cover and chill 1 hour or until firm.
Combine gelatin and boiling water in a medium bowl, stirring 2 minutes or until gelatin dissolves; stir in dates.
Let cool to room temperature.
Slowly pour carbonated beverage and lemon juice into gelatin mixture.
Chill 30 minutes or until consistency of unbeaten egg white.
Fold apple into gelatin mixture.
Spoon gelatin mixture over cheese mixture.
Cover and chill until firm.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6299 Calories from Fat 1980
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 264 g406.4%
Saturated Fat 106.6 g532.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 263.8 mg87.9%
Sodium 8524 mg355.2%
Total Carbohydrates 938 g312.8%
Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.4%
Sugars 566.7 g
Protein 75 g150.9%
Vitamin A 174.1% Vitamin C 219.8%
Calcium 39.4% Iron 114.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet