PINEAPPLE PRETZEL SALAD

You know those fluff salads all the old ladies would bring to the church potluck?  Well, this is not one of them!  Although, it probably falls into the “fluff salad” category, this  Pineapple Pretzel Salad is the perfect blend of sweet and salty that people of all ages enjoy, not just your Grandma.

You know those fluff salads all the old ladies would bring to the church potluck?  Well, this is not one of them!  Although, it probably falls into the “fluff salad” category, this  Pineapple Pretzel Salad is the perfect blend of sweet and salty that people of all ages enjoy, not just your Grandma.


INGREDIENTS

For the topping:
  • 1 C coarsely chopped pretzels
  • ⅓ C sugar
  • ½ C butter, melted

For the salad:
  • 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ C sugar
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 20 oz can pineapple tidbits, drained


INSTRUCTIONS

For the topping:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix melted butter and sugar together.
  3. Stir in pretzels.
  4. Spread in a 9 x 13 pan and bake for 7 minutes.
  5. Stir to break it up and cool completely.

For the salad:
  1. Cream together the cream cheese and sugar until well mixed.
  2. Stir the Cool-Whip and pineapple tidbits into the cream cheese mixture.
  3. Chill 2-3 hours.
  4. Add pretzel mixture right before serving.