Let me tell you guys, this recipe is famous in our household. I grew up with this dish at every family function and to this day, someone’s always fighting over the last piece! I know it may sound like a crazy combination, but there’s just something about those three layers coming together all in one bite… the buttery pretzel crust, smooth and creamy center and refreshing raspberries to top it all off!

Hope you guys enjoy!






  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 container of cool whip
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 2 boxes raspberry jello
  • Crushed pretzels
  • Frozen raspberries
  • 2 cups boiling water


  1. Begin with cream cheese at room temperature and blend with cool whip.
  2. Preheat oven 375 degrees.
  3. Use a 9 x 13 pan and crush pretzels in zip lock bag and place crushed pretzel into the bottom of pan.
  4. Melt butter, add sugar and pour over pretzels and bake for 10 minutes. Remove pan and allow to cool.
  5. Spread cheese and cool whip mixture over baked pretzels. Be careful to spread and seal all edges so that your jello doesn't seep down to your pretzels. Wet your knife with warm water to help spread the cheese mixture.
  6. Bring your 2 cups of water to a boil. Pour in your jello and add frozen raspberries into the boiling water, remove from heat.
  7. Pour over cream cheese/cool whip mixture.
  8. Carefully place into refrigerator and allow to chill for several hours.
  9. Serve with a meal.

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June 29, 2021



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Jeannie Adams

The picture has more than just raspberries. Do you just add other berries into the jello

Vicki Derrick

I’ve been making this for years, one of our family favorites!♥️🍓

Debra Volk

I’ve been making this for 30 years! A family favorite for sure. 👌🏼


Looks awesome! How many pretzels?

Shana LaMar

What size box of jello?

Jayme Sussner

approximately how many pretzels? Just eyeballing it – thinking 2 cups?

Jo Cindy

To make the recipe like the picture, would you use mixed frozen berries instead of just raspberries?


Can’t wait to make this on the 4th! 2 quick questions…is it the big or little box of jello? And how many cups of pretzels? Thank you!!

How many cups of crushed pretzels? Is it too small boxes of Jell-O?Looks like in the picture you used blueberries blackberries raspberries strawberries and pomegranate who are these all fresh berries used? Thank you

Stevi Venable

Making it now.. had same questions but one more … how much frozen fruit??? (You’re dealing with ppl that need exact measurements!! Haha! )

Great content! Keep up the good work!

Ally Chestnut

We make this every year as a side at thanksgiving but you’ve now
Inspired me to make it for a party I’m going to on the 4th. 🙌🇺🇸

Maribel Vera

It turned out amazing! My family loved it. Will definitely be making this again!


Should the pretzels be unsalted?

Karen Kubel

How much of the frozen fruit do you use?


Should the pretzel base be a solid crust when it comes out of oven? Mine is soupy.

Kristen Perry

Make sure you give the jello mixture time to cool to the consistency of egg white. It’s it’s too hot the cream cheese mixture will not stay settled. I know this from experience 😜


Do you pour the jello mixture layer on hot? Or let it cool down first, then pour over, then refrigerate?

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