This  Strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake
Dessert will be the hit at your next BBQ or family gathering,
Your family will thank you for this Lightened Up Strawberry
Pretzel Cheesecake Dessert.

PREP TIME15 minutes COOK TIME 10 minutes ADDITIONAL TIME3 hours TOTAL TIME 3 hours 25 minutes

Table of Contents


  • 2 (.30 oz.) packages of SUGAR-FREE STRAWBERRY JELLO
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced or 1 (10 oz.) frozen sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 7 oz. mini pretzels
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar substitute ( I use LAKANTO GOLDEN MONKFRUIT SWEETENER)
  • 4 Tbsp Land O’ Lakes light butter made with canola oil
  • 8 oz. fat-free cool whip
  • 6 oz. light cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup white granulated sugar substitute ( I use LAKANTO CLASSIC MONKFRUIT SWEETENER)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Using a FOOD SCALE measure out 7 oz. of the mini pretzels.
  4. Place pretzels into a blender or a food processor. Add brown sugar substitute, and melted butter. Blend for 30-40 seconds. ( be sure to not blend too much- you don’t want the pieces of pretzels to be too fine) Pour the mixture into the prepared dish and press it evenly to form a crust. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Withdraw from the oven and cool completely ( at least 15 minutes) before adding the cream cheese layer.
  6. Combine, sugar substitute, vanilla extract, and cream cheese in a food processor. Combine till nice and smooth. Empty cream cheese mixture into a medium mixing bowl and fold in cool whip.
  7. Coat the cream cheese cool whip layer over the top of the cooled pretzel layer. Keep in mind to spread the cream cheese layer to all corners and edges so the top layer doesn’t soak through.
  8. Refrigerate for at LEAST 30-45 minutes before adding the top layer. before adding the top layer.
  9. Pour sugar-free jello into a bowl of 2 cups boiling water, let it dissolve completely for at least 2 minutes then stir in the strawberries.
  10. Chill the strawberry mixture in the fridge until it thickens to the consistency of egg whites, about 15-20 minutes.
  11. Then pour over the top of the cool whip layer. Refrigerate until it sets or at least 2 hours.
  12. Using a knife, cut into 12 even slices.


SERVINGS: Makes 12 servings

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