Valentine’s Day Hop and a Giveaway

I’m teaming up again with some of my very favorite bloggers to bring you some fabulous Valentine’s Day ideas.  From gifts to what to wear to printables, we’ve got you covered!  

I’m sharing a family favorite dessert that just screams, “VALENTINE’S DAY!!!”.

This what you’ll need…(minus one of those bags of strawberries).  πŸ™‚

 When we got married, my mom asked family and close friends to share favorite recipes.  So glad Aunt Rene’ shared this goodie years ago!

 I had a sweet helper demonstrating so I could take pictures.  First we crushed up two cups of pretzels.

 We mixed up the butter, crushed pretzels, and sugar. Thumbs up for that goodness.

 Spread that into a 9X13 and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

 We mixed up the cream cheese (softened), cool whip, and sugar.  Then we spread the mixture on top of the pretzels.

 We added the remaining ingredients and poured it on top of the cream cheese layer.

 We covered it and let it chill in the refrigerator for about five hours before serving.

We had friends over for burgers on Saturday night.  I forgot to take a picture of us enjoying the dessert, but this is what the pan looked like afterward…
It was delicious!!

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert:

1 1/2 to 2 cups crushed pretzels
1 1/2 sticks soft margarine
3 T. sugar
1-8 ounce package cream cheese
1-8 ounce Cool Whip
1 cup sugar
Large strawberry Jell-o
2 cups boiling water
1 1/2 cups cold water
20 ounces frozen sliced strawberries

Preheat oven to 350.  Mix the pretzels, margarine, and 3 T. of sugar, press into a 9X13 and bake for ten minutes.

Mix the second layer-the cream cheese, Cool Whip, and 1 cup sugar.  Add it to the pretzel mixture.

Third layer-mix jell-o, boiling water, cold water, and the strawberries.  Stir really well.  Then pour on top and chill for several hours before serving.

Hope you guys enjoy it!!  And…I have a fun little giveaway for today!  An early little valentine treat from you to me.  πŸ™‚

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Don’t forget to go check out these other bloggers for some fabulous ideas…

What To Wear | Molly at Stilettos and Diapers
Date Night Outfit 
| Ashley at Fancy Ashley
Women’s Gift Guide | Heather at My Life Well Loved
Men’s Gift Guide | Chelsea at Two Twenty One
DIY Gift Idea for Bestie | Thuy at Hey Thuy
Kids Gift Idea for Classmates | Sandy at Sandy a la Mode
Kids Craft | Ashley at I Love You More Than Carrots
Kids Printable | Kristin at Taz + Belly
Kids Printable | Jennifer at Life in the Green House
Free Printable | Andrea at Momfessionals
Decor Tips | Taryn at Design, Dining & Diapers 
Dessert | Destiny at Just Destiny Mag
Dessert | Erika at A Little Bit Of Everything

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  1. 1.25.16
    Stephanie Spring said:

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    • 1.25.16
      Erika Slaughter said:

      Yes!! It'll be up tomorrow. Just link to your post from today. πŸ™‚

  2. 1.25.16
    Stephanie Spring said:

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  3. 1.25.16
    Trindins said:

    Yum! A wonderful dessert!

  4. 1.25.16
    Trindins said:

    Yum! A wonderful dessert!

  5. 1.25.16
    Trindins said:

    Yum! Looks great

  6. 1.25.16
    Jen said:

    Yum! I'm add it to my menu this week. My girls will love it! Thanks!

  7. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    This is one of my very favorite desserts and I had forgotten all about it! You are right – perfect for Valentine's Day! Thanks for sharing!


  8. 1.25.16
    Kaylee said:

    My favorite sweet treat would have to be ice cream! I know crazy,but I love it all year round and at anytime!

  9. 1.25.16
    Kathy Olson said:

    My friend's white chocolate bread pudding. But I can never turn down a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup, either.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. 1.25.16
    Stephanie said:

    I love pretzel salad! My favorite valentine dessert is red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting.

  11. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Favorite sweet treat is a jello cake we make with red jello! It's so refreshing!

    Heidi menges

  12. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Yum! This looks amazing. I'll have to make it STAT!


  13. 1.25.16
    Sarah K said:

    I'm a fan of anything chocolate!

  14. 1.25.16
    Julie Mills said:

    That looks delish!

  15. 1.25.16
    Jill said:

    My favorite treat is either chocolate chip walnut biscotti from Clint's in Breckenridge, CO, or a black & white cookie from Cindi's Delicatessen.

  16. 1.25.16
    Jana Domyslawski said:

    It is hard to pick ONE sweet treat, but I found a recipe for Maple Bacon Brown Sugar scones and they are my favorite right now!

  17. 1.25.16
    Kimm said:

    I can't wait to try this recipe! I love any combo of sweet and salty! Have a great week !

  18. 1.25.16
    Haley Bishop said:

    That dessert was at EVERY family get together when I was growing up, YUMMY!!!!!! Cute helper you have there πŸ˜‰

  19. 1.25.16
    The Stantons said:

    Our favorite treat is a chocolate layered brownie! My kids love when I make them!

  20. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Strawberry pretzel dessert has been my favorite since I was young!

  21. 1.25.16
    The Lindquist Family said:

    Warm cookies straight from the oven!

  22. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Strawberry pretzel dessert if one of my very favorites! When it's my birthday I usually ask for that or Eclair Cake-YUM!

  23. 1.25.16
    kelly said:

    This sounds like a great refreshing summer dessert! Can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing!
    On another note, I'm renovating my kitchen and was considering having a tiered (for lack of better word) counter like you have. I'm curious about whether you like having 2 different countertop heights or do you think having one big flat surface would be a better choice? (more space to work on) I hope this makes sense. Lol

  24. 1.25.16
    Emily m said:

    Looks good! We usually make chocolate cake!

  25. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    This is seriously my favorite dessert EVER! It is my new birthday dessert. I may need to make some this week.

  26. 1.25.16
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    I have never heard of this dessert??? But you had me at cream cheese. And butter. Sounds (and looks!) delish!

  27. 1.25.16
    Holly said:

    The dessert looks delish- can't wait to make it!

  28. 1.25.16
    Leah Bruinius said:

    Can't wait to try this! I love salted caramel pretzel bars!

  29. 1.25.16
    ashley said:

    My aunt raves about this recipe all the time and I have yet to try it! It's on my list!

  30. 1.25.16
    Holly said:

    The dessert looks delish- can't wait to make it!

  31. 1.25.16
    Jacki Morris said:

    i love cookies

  32. 1.25.16
    Julie C. said:

    My mom has been making this strawberry pretzel salad for years…it's YUMMY!!! In our family it's considered a "salad" πŸ˜‰ LOL!!! My favorite sweet treat would be cheesecake!!!!! I don't make it very often, but it's still my FAV!!!!

  33. 1.25.16
    Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said:

    I LOVE this! I had it once at a family reunion, thought it was strange, and then couldn't get enough!!!!!! It's delicious!!!!

  34. 1.25.16
    Allison Thompson said:

    My favorite sweet treat is cake!

  35. 1.25.16
    Red, White & Sass said:

    Chocolate covered strawberries. My heart is beaming thinking about them Mmmm.

    Im going to be linking up on your "Let's Talk" this year. I'm so excited about it! Love reading your blog πŸ™‚

  36. 1.25.16
    Sara said:

    Brownies are my favorite!

  37. 1.25.16
    Kelly Thomas said:

    This is one of my favorite desserts!!! My mom makes it every Christmas!! Everyone looks forward to it. I really don't know why she only makes it at Christmas!!

  38. 1.25.16
    Elizabeth said:

    My favorite sweet treat his Blue Bell ice cream!!

  39. 1.25.16
    Tessa and Mark wedding photos said:

    I am a brownie lover. Unfrosted

  40. 1.25.16
    Anonymous said:

    Oh my goodness!! Yum!! Looks delicious!!! πŸ™‚

  41. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My favorite dessert is Grape Salad!

  42. 1.25.16
    KW0410 said:

    Cookies! Ice Cream! Ice Cream with cookies on the top!

  43. 1.25.16
    My Glittery Heart said:

    My favorite would be chocolate covered strawberries and pretzel rods…or angel food cake! πŸ˜‹

    Can't wait to link up with "Let's Talk"!

  44. 1.25.16
    Elaine Welte said:

    Looks delicious!

  45. 1.25.16
    jillzy24 said:

    anything chocolate and peanut butter!!

  46. 1.25.16
    Angie N said:

    Gingerbread cheesecake is my absolute favorite! Love your blog. πŸ™‚

  47. 1.25.16
    Kaileen Greenwood said:

    Looks awesome! Love strawberries:)

  48. 1.25.16
    Valerie Cox said:

    Warm, gooey brownies are my fave, but this looks delicious too!

  49. 1.25.16
    RED said:

    I Pinned that dessert recipe as soon as I saw it and can't wait to try it!

  50. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I love this dessert so much!! My grandmother makes this:) This is my favorite dessert for this season but I do love good old cheesecake:)

  51. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    We call it "Kibbles n Bits" – pretzels, m&ms, chex, peanuts, etc. covered in white almond bark. It's the best!

  52. 1.25.16
    The real housewife of DC said:

    What a cute dessert!

    My favorite sweet treat… peanut M&Ms!

  53. 1.25.16
    jthmas said:

    Love this dessert!

  54. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Your dessert looks so yummy!! We love strawberries in our house too! Have a great day πŸ™‚

  55. 1.25.16
    Boy Mom said:

    My favorite sweet treat for Valentiens days are chocolate covered cherries. They are the best.

  56. 1.25.16
    E @ Oh! Apostrophe said:


  57. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My family makes a dessert just like this, we call it "cherries in the snow"! But our fave dessert is apple pie with vanilla ice cream!

  58. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    This will make a fantastic Valentine's dessert! Thanks!

  59. 1.25.16
    Kristen said:

    My aunt makes this strawberry pretzel dessert, and it is so delicious! In the summertime, my favorite dessert is key lime pie, and in the winter, I love anything with chocolate in it!

  60. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My favorite is usually cheesecake but your strawberry dessert looks really yummy!

  61. 1.25.16
    Simply Stephens said:

    I have had this dessert before and it is so yummy and DANGEROUS! I could eat the whole thing! πŸ“

  62. 1.25.16
    Kathy Lang said:

    Your strawberry dessert looks fabulous! I love anything with strawberries, but I am addicted to Ben & Jerry's Americone Dream ice cream!

  63. 1.25.16
    Brittie said:

    I Love strawberries! But I tend to go for chocolate desserts like brownies as my default πŸ™‚

  64. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I love strawberry truffles, actually strawberry anything, is good, too πŸ˜‰ I can't wait to try this!

  65. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I remember having this as a kid! Such a fun idea for Valentine's Day!

  66. 1.25.16
    jen said:

    This is one of our favorite desserts!

  67. 1.25.16
    Janelle said:

    Killer brownies are my weakness!!!

  68. 1.25.16
    Samantha said:

    Looks yummy! Going to have to try it out!

  69. 1.25.16
    Erica Ladwig said:

    That looks yummy! I have to say that my favorite Valentines Day dessert is strawberry cake with strawberry icing, shaped like a heart of course. πŸ™‚

  70. 1.25.16
    JewelWood said:

    Your dessert looks so delicious! I like Chocolate Mousse! It is so good!

  71. 1.25.16
    muntz_travels said:

    Looks delicious!

  72. 1.25.16
    Loving you is fun said:

    Yummy yummy dessert!

  73. 1.25.16
    Christy said:

    Can't wait to try it!

  74. 1.25.16
    Alisha said:

    I love cheesecake and strawberries- definitely going to need to try this recipe!

  75. 1.25.16
    Wallups from Puyallup said:

    This is my all time favorite dessert the nice thing is… You can use any fruit😊

  76. 1.25.16
    Kim said:

    Love Starbucks.

  77. 1.25.16
    Catherine Prell said:

    That pretzel jell-O dessert is one of our very favorites around here! I haven't made it in awhile, though, seeing you make it reminded me I might need to make it for our small group this weekend!!

    Cathy Prell

  78. 1.25.16
    Holly Copeland said:

    Warm brownie with ice cream!

  79. 1.25.16 said:

    My fav sweet dessert is a walnut cheesecake deluxe that I make. .. soo goid!

  80. 1.25.16
    Lauren said:

    Going to have to make this for my family!

  81. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Looks delicious! Who doesn't love butter, cream cheese, and strawberries!

  82. 1.25.16
    Amy Wolff said:

    We love this dessert…. have made it hundreds of time.

  83. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I just love reading your blog! Thanks for the great give-away!
    Carolyn Clifton

  84. 1.25.16
    kris said:

    Yum! One of my favorites!!

  85. 1.25.16
    Jan Fisher said:

    That dessert looks amazing! Love reading your blog!

  86. 1.25.16
    Jill B said:

    This looks amazing! Definitely going to try it

  87. 1.25.16
    Jamie said:

    Such a yummy dessert!

  88. 1.25.16
    Sally said:

    One of my favorites!

  89. 1.25.16
    Lauren Stauffer said:

    Chocolate covered pretzels! That dessert looks delicious by the way-can't wait to try it!

  90. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I loooove this dessert- salty and sweet is always the perfect combination!

  91. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Ben and Jerry's Chubby Hubby is my guilty dessert, like the kind I eat out of the container on the couch when the kids are in bed! But I love any kind of dessert.

  92. 1.25.16
    The Zarecor's said:

    My mom makes this and it's a big hit and often requested by church friends!!!!!!

  93. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My favorite sweet treat is chocolate. Pretty much anything chocolate. I love Your daughter's pj's… We have the same pair πŸ™‚

  94. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I've had this numerous times before, but never knew it was this easy to make!! I'll have to make it sometime soon.

    I love dessert – I haven't met a dessert I didn't like – hahah πŸ™‚

  95. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Looks so good! Which program do you use to make your graphics?

  96. 1.25.16
    April said:

    cheesecake! Or ice cream!

  97. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Looks so good! Which program do you use to make your graphics?

  98. 1.25.16
    Cait said:

    My family makes this on Easter! So delicious!!

  99. 1.25.16
    Janet said:

    Looks delicious!!

  100. 1.25.16
    9thand5th said:

    I have a huge sweet tooth, so I'm game for any dessert. Any time. I love cheesecake, cake, ice cream. Can't pick a favorite! Love it all!

  101. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:


  102. 1.25.16
    Celina said:

    I love chocolate raspberry truffles!

  103. 1.25.16
    Rebecca said:

    That strawberry pretzel salad is honestly one of my favorite sweet treats. I also really love anything chocolate!

  104. 1.25.16
    Katie {The Mishaps and Mayhem of a Solitary Life} said:

    Yum!!! And pretty easy!! Can't wait to try this!!!

  105. 1.25.16
    Jamie Lynn said:

    anything chocolate for this momma!

  106. 1.25.16
    Katie {The Mishaps and Mayhem of a Solitary Life} said:

    Yum!!! And pretty easy!! Can't wait to try this!!! Anything with peanut butter is my favorite sweet treat!!

  107. 1.25.16
    Laura said:

    The dessert looks delicious!!

  108. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My mum's homemade strawberry shortcake is my FAVORITE!

  109. 1.25.16
    Liz said:

    Brownie Trifle!

  110. 1.25.16
    Sara said:

    That looks like a great dessert!

  111. 1.25.16
    Kristen said:

    My favorite sweet treat is probably a chocolate chip cookie. My grandma used to make that strawberry pretzel salad years ago and even though she isn't with us we still love to have it for family gatherings. It's so good!

  112. 1.25.16
    Crystal K. said:

    Brownies are my weakness!

  113. 1.25.16
    Kristen said:

    My favorite sweet treat is probably a chocolate chip cookie. My grandma used to make that strawberry pretzel salad years ago. Even though she isn't with us we still make it for most family gatherings. It's so good!

  114. 1.25.16
    Anonymous said:

    Pecan Tassies is my absolute favorite sweet treat!

  115. 1.25.16
    Emily Zwonitzer said:

    Looks yummy!

  116. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Yummy!! I love this dessert…it's the perfect blend of salty and sweet! A favorite valentines treat for me would have to be cheesecake!!

  117. 1.25.16
    Christina C. said:

    Strawberry pretzel salad is one of my favorite desserts!!

  118. 1.25.16
    Allison said:

    Anything chocolate is pretty much my favorite. I've had this dessert before and it's so yummy!

  119. 1.25.16
    Sara F said:

    Yum!! This dessert looks so yummy! Def going to try your recipe next time my family visits.

  120. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I've seen this dessert at a few family parties but was always skeptical about it but now I will have to try it the next time I see it!

  121. 1.25.16
    Amy K said:

    I love chocolate or anything with chocolate and peanut butter together!

  122. 1.25.16
    KacyRae said:

    Sounds super yummy1!!

  123. 1.25.16
    ~Amanda~ said:

    Looks amazing, can't wait to try it.

  124. 1.25.16
    cherrietopdworld said:

    love it πŸ™‚

  125. 1.25.16
    Andrea Kay said:

    I'm definitely going to have to try this recipe! My favorite sweet treat is my moms strawberry pie!

  126. 1.25.16
    The Wheatfarmer's Wife said:

    Oh how I love me some strawberry pretzel salad! Yum! And how fun to involve your daughter! πŸ™‚

  127. 1.25.16
    Charity said:

    I love anything Chocolate! Or Cherry! Bonus points if they are together!

  128. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Sweet & Salty!? Two of my faves!!

  129. 1.25.16
    LongoriaLisa said:


  130. 1.25.16
    Amy C. said:

    I love all things sweet, but really enjoy scones, biscotti, coffee ice cream and cupcakes!

  131. 1.25.16
    KristyLynn said:

    Looks good. My favorite dessert is melba delight. My gram taught me how to make it years ago. so good!

  132. 1.25.16
    bmrobertson63 said:

    I'm going to have to try this dessert out! Thanks for the chance at a giveaway!

  133. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Plan old chocolate cake! Yum!

  134. 1.25.16
    Chelsea said:

    Yum! I love these series. It's so fun to click around and get a ton of ideas for Valentine's Day. Especially after the big holidays, it is great to have something fun coming up!

  135. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My favorite sweet treat is brownies and vanilla ice cream!

  136. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    my favorite sweet treat is brownies w/vanilla ice cream

  137. 1.25.16
    Shelly @ The Queen in Between said:

    Yum! Ebby Lee looks so adorable! I love having Carly Jo help me in the kitchen.

  138. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My favorite sweet treat is cheesecake!

  139. 1.25.16
    Lisa said:

    Oh my… This should give you a clue about my EXTREME sweet tooth…we call this Strawberry Pretzel SaladπŸ˜‰. I' mean it does have fruit, right? My daughters FAVORITE!!!

  140. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    This is one of my favorite recipes! So good!

  141. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Looks yummy! Baking is so much fun when you have little helpers

  142. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Omg this is one of my favorite summer desserts!! I never think to make it at this time of year but it would be perfect for Valentine's Day!

  143. 1.25.16
    Shannon said:

    I love lemon bars and brownies!!

  144. 1.25.16
    Bianca Andrea said:

    dark chocolate covered anything

  145. 1.25.16
    Sandy a la Mode said:

    i am drooling! looks SOO good!!

    Sandy a la Mode

  146. 1.25.16
    Melodie said:

    I have a gluten free kiddo so i have to be creative in the dessert department. I can do this one with gf pretzels. Perfect! Thank you!

  147. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I've made this strawberry dessert several times…always an empty dish in the end.

  148. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Thanks for sharing this recipe! I can't wait for Valentine's Day!

  149. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Looks so easy and delicious. Love the sweet and salty!

  150. 1.25.16
    Erin Peyerk said:

    This sure looks yummy!

  151. 1.25.16
    Samantha said:

    This looks so yummy! Something chocolate would definitely be my favorite!

  152. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I've had this strawberry dessert before and I LOVE it. I do not like pretzels at all but I love them when they're in this dessert! My favorite sweet treat is – WAY TOO MANY TO LIST!! I love most anything with cream cheese and/or chocolate in it! Thanks Ericka for the recipe – I want to make this NOW!

  153. 1.25.16
    Dana said:

    That looks sooo good! I love any dessert, but especially chocolate cake!! πŸ™‚

  154. 1.25.16
    Melanie Kaltakjian said:

    I love a good apple pie!!

  155. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Dark chocolate, truffles, king cake

  156. 1.25.16
    Wehaf said:

    I love ricotta cheesecake!

  157. 1.25.16
    Grace said:

    Ebby Lee looks darling!! You know it's a good dessert when it's gone in one night! Happy Monday Erika!

  158. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    This is one of my favorite desserts!

  159. 1.25.16
    Ali G. said:

    Chocolate everything!

  160. 1.25.16
    Janet said:

    I have never made that Strawberry salad but have eaten it several times. Delicious. And I love pretty much anything sweet.

  161. 1.25.16
    mrsuribe said:

    I love cupcakes and conversation hearts!

  162. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I'm excited to give this a try!

  163. 1.25.16
    Kelsey @ The Peacock Roost said:

    What a yummy dessert & cute helper!! My favorite dessert is Derby Pie πŸ™‚

  164. 1.25.16
    Brenda said:

    My favorite sweet is a chocolate chiffon pie that my grandma & mom make!

  165. 1.25.16
    Leigh (Balancing By Faith) said:

    One of my FAVORITE desserts – no matter the time of year!! So good!!

  166. 1.25.16
    stacey said:

    Chocolate chips and kettle corn popcorn

  167. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    One of my favorite desserts! Love the salty pretzels with the sweet cream cheese!

  168. 1.25.16
    TheMaxwellsHouse said:

    My favorite sweet treat is anything with Chocolate, but this dessert looks so good! Will definitely have to try!

  169. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    The best dessert!!

  170. 1.25.16
    Elizabeth said:

    Looks delicious!

  171. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    That looks yummy! Thanks for sharing! My favorite sweet treat is Breyer ' s Chocolate Ice Cream. So simple yet so yummy!!

  172. 1.25.16
    Meredith said:

    Gotta love Starbucks- and the dessert looks delish!

  173. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    This looks good :). My favorite sweet is apple crumble.

  174. 1.25.16
    Stephanie said:

    Love your blog! So refreshing to read!

  175. 1.25.16
    Sean, Angela & Ava said:

    This looks great!
    My favorite sweet treat are chocolate chip cookies! I swear I have the best recipe πŸ™‚

  176. 1.25.16
    Stephanie said:

    Love your blog! So refreshing to read!

  177. 1.25.16
    Melanie Smith said:

    My mom makes a wonderful Chocolate Delight. So much goodness!

  178. 1.25.16
    Traveler, Party of 1 said:

    My family has made this for a long time—so good!!

  179. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Love your blog! This looks delish!!

  180. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Love your blog! This looks delish!!

  181. 1.25.16
    Jess said:

    Yum! I love that pretzel dessert! Brings back happy memories from my childhood πŸ™‚

  182. 1.25.16
    conne lou said:

    Delicious Dessert

  183. 1.25.16
    Brooke said:

    We love this recipe! My husband grew up on something similar called strawberry salad. It is like this minus the pretzel crust. Both yummy!

  184. 1.25.16
    Johnsons said:

    Yummy, sounds delish!!

  185. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My favorite sweet treat is tiramisu! πŸ™‚

  186. 1.25.16
    Andrea K said:

    I have always wanted to try this & I think I'm finally going to make it!

  187. 1.25.16
    Joanna said:

    Cookies and ice cream! πŸ™‚

  188. 1.25.16
    Dianna said:

    I still love a soft chocolate chip cookie. Always my go too.

  189. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    That recipe is a family favorite of mine! πŸ™‚

  190. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Looks delish! Thanks for sharing!

  191. 1.25.16
    Deborah said:

    Love easy recipes! My daughter has the same AG pajamas 😊

  192. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    The recipe looks wonderful and I love Starbucks!!

  193. 1.25.16
    "The Mrs." said:

    I love this dessert Mrs. Rene makes!!! πŸ˜‰ I plan to make it the week of Valentine's for the family! We also enjoy a chocolate fondue as a special treat for our family Valentine's dinner.

  194. 1.25.16
    KP said:

    Looks delicious!

  195. 1.25.16
    Emily: Three boys and a girl blog said:

    My mother in law makes this dessert and it's so good!!

  196. 1.25.16
    Hadley said:

    This is a favorite dessert in my office. Yummy!

  197. 1.25.16
    Love2shop said:

    Oatmeal cookies or anything with Peanut butter in it are my favs!

  198. 1.25.16
    the girl in the red shoes said:

    This is one of our family favorites! Now I want some!

  199. 1.25.16
    Kelly said:

    I love this dessert, but haven't had it in such a long time. Thanks for the recipe!

  200. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    My favorite dessert is anything chocolate…I love strawberries too, so I can't wait to try this one.

  201. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Thanks for the recipe, I Just saved it looks so yummy. I like any dessert that made of fruits and tiramisu! πŸ™‚


  202. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I can't wait to make this!

  203. 1.25.16
    Edye Nicole said:

    I love cookies and cake and cupcakes… The list could go on and on πŸ˜‰

  204. 1.25.16
    Memphis Bridges said:

    I love this for breakfast, snack, or dessert!

  205. 1.25.16
    Mara Kreiling said:

    My aunt makes this…so good!

  206. 1.25.16
    SalBug said:

    Mint Chip Ice Cream!

  207. 1.25.16
    Mary Parker said:

    I love the idea of sharing recipes when you get married! Sounds like a way to always keep your family a part of you. And the dessert looks delicious!!!!

  208. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I have had that dessert at Mrs. Rene's many of times! :))
    I am a basic desert gal though, cookies or brownies is good with me!

  209. 1.25.16
    Kim said:

    I would have to say a good piece of cheesecake!

  210. 1.25.16
    mickey661636 said:

    I LOVE ice cream!

  211. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    Love chocolate dipped strawberries !

  212. 1.25.16
    Debbie said:

    I love peanut butter cookies with kisses but that dessert looks yummy too. πŸ™‚

  213. 1.25.16
    Unknown said:

    I love brownies!

  214. 1.25.16
    Bri Runde said:

    Anything with P.B.!!!!

  215. 1.25.16
    Kelly said:

    I love that this is called a salad instead of a dessert! Super yummy! πŸ™‚

  216. 1.26.16
    Unknown said:

    I'm a sucker for dessert…gonna have to try this one!

  217. 1.26.16
    Evie said:

    My sister-in-law makes the pretzel dessert with raspberries and it is so good! I will have to try it with strawberries!

  218. 1.26.16
    Cheryl S. said:

    Looks delicious!

  219. 1.26.16
    Kathryn Story said:

    I really love anything sweet πŸ™‚

  220. 1.26.16
    Tanya said:

    I was going to say good ole Brownies with pecans and chocolate chips but I had forgotten about the recipe you posted and that could be in the running! πŸ™‚

  221. 1.26.16
    tarheelmom said:

    I do love anything strawberry!

  222. 1.26.16
    Michelle said:

    Thanks for the recipe and giveaway!

  223. 1.26.16
    Jenna said:

    My husband's family has this every year at Thanksgiving. They call it "strawberry salad"! Salads are healthy, right?! Either way it is one of my favorites!

  224. 1.26.16
    Colleen Boudreau said:

    Cheese cake!

  225. 1.26.16
    stacy said:

    Anything with chocolate and peanut butter. And Rice Krispie treats

  226. 1.26.16
    Hannah Hardy said:

    So yum!! One of my fav Valentine sweet treats are chocolate covered strawberries! Easy and delish!!

  227. 1.26.16
    Emily Smith said:

    I'm a big sucker for cupcakes!

  228. 1.26.16
    Unknown said:

    Never tried it…but getting ingredients tomorrow!!! Looks amazing!

  229. 1.26.16
    Kaylee Steiner said:

    I love reading your blog. One of my favorite things about you (at least from what I THINK I know of you from reading your blog daily) is how easy it is for you to not take yourself seriously and to laugh at yourself. That's a great quality to have. You also seem to really have a good amount of balance in your life with everything that is on your plate. I love it! πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing bits of your life with us. πŸ™‚

  230. 1.26.16
    Reba said:

    This looks so yummy and so easy to transition to a summer dessert too!

  231. 1.26.16
    Reba said:

    I love chocolate and peanut butter desserts!

  232. 1.26.16
    Susan Christy said:

    There's nothing better for satisfying my sweet cravings than a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.

  233. 1.26.16
    Katy said:

    Anything with chocolate!

  234. 1.26.16
    Lauren Donoghue said:

    This dessert looks delish. Wondering if this has to be chilled until serving? Or can it be taken out in advance (essentially want to know if I can make this and bring to a party or if it needs to be in there til the last second!).

  235. 1.26.16
    Unknown said:

    I wonder if you could skip the jello?

  236. 1.26.16
    LINDSAY said:

    I love too many sweet treats its so hard to pick! Right now I have been obsessed with ice cream even though it's winter πŸ™‚ can't wait to try this strawberry dessert!

  237. 1.26.16
    Mandy said:

    Looks yummy! Can't wait to read all the other Valentine's ideas!

  238. 1.26.16
    Kristi said:

    Dessert looks delicious!

  239. 1.26.16
    elmosoccers said:

    My family did a variation of this dessert too. My fav sweet treat now is Snickers muddy buddy mix.

  240. 1.26.16
    Unknown said:

    This desert is my favorite! Katie A.

  241. 1.26.16
    Lindsey T said:

    York Peppermint Patties

  242. 1.26.16
    Emily said:

    My favorite dessert is banana bread and pecan pie!

  243. 1.26.16
    Melissa said:

    I love brownies with chocolate chips

  244. 1.26.16
    Unknown said:

    My all time favorite desserts are the berry chantilly cake from Whole Foods and Craig's Crazy Carrot Cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory. Yummy!!

  245. 1.26.16
    Unknown said:

    Just started following your blog and loving your post! I look forward to playing a little catch up and continuing to follow. Happy day!

  246. 1.26.16
    Ashley Ponder said:

    My favorite sweet treat is brownies right now. I love them every way you can make them.

  247. 1.26.16
    Alina said:

    chocolate chip cookies are my favorite sweet treat!

  248. 1.26.16
    Unknown said:

    Love strawberry pretzel dessert!

  249. 1.26.16
    Life in Bucklesberry said:

    This dessert looks yummy!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  250. 1.26.16
    Kerbi said:

    Brownies with crushed up Thin Mints added to the mix before baking!

  251. 1.26.16
    Anonymous said:

    I love TIRAMISU! YUM!

  252. 1.26.16
    Wild N Mild $$$ said:

    My favorite treat is brownies.
    Jennifer Rote

  253. 1.26.16
    Sean C said:

    Chocolate covered pretzels for me!

  254. 1.26.16
    Lauren said:

    I like 100 Grand.

  255. 1.26.16
    livinglovingrunner said:

    cookies πŸ™‚

  256. 1.26.16
    Ashley said:

    Erika, your dessert looks awesome and I've already put it together today! Wanted to let you know that even though it's still not completely set, I can already tell that it is not going to turn out correctly. When I added the jello and strawberry mixture, it filled the pan, sending pieces of pretzel and the entire cool whip layer floating! After googling and finding this recipe on other sites, all of them say that you need to chill the jello mixture until it begins to firm up a little before adding it to the top. I know it will still taste good, it just won't be layered. Just thought I would let you know in case other readers make the same mistake as me!

  257. 1.26.16
    Laura H said:

    Anything chocolate!

  258. 1.27.16
    latanya t said:

    mint chocolate chip ice cream

  259. 1.27.16
    Karyn said:

    I must try this! Maybe this weekend.

  260. 1.27.16
    Rusthawk said:

    Pecan pralines is one of my favorite sweet treats.

  261. 1.27.16
    vossta said:

    My favorite sweet treat is cupcakes. I make the above recipe with raspberries for the holiday, everyone fights over it.

  262. 1.27.16
    Matthew and Jessica said:

    love your blog!!

  263. 1.27.16
    Pink and Green Mom said:

    My favorite sweet treat is anything chocolate (especially Reese's PB Cups) and any kind of cheesecake.
    Erika W.

  264. 1.27.16
    Tracy said:

    My favorite treat is no-bake cookies (but I don't have them often!). Your recipe looks good. Will try it for sure! Thanks for sharing! πŸ™‚

  265. 1.27.16
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  266. 1.27.16
    Katy said:

    Give me anything with Nutella and I'm a happy girl;)

  267. 1.27.16
    Jenn Webster said:

    This looks delicious and I definitely plan to try. My favorite are s'more cookies and anything lemon. lol

  268. 1.28.16
    Kasey said:

    I love good old fashion yellow cake with chocolate icing.