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Slice of blueberry banana pretzel dessert on a blue plate with a fork.
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5 from 3 votes

Blueberry Banana Pretzel Dessert

When you want to make something familiar...but with a twist, then this Blueberry Banana Pretzel Dessert is just the ticket!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Additional Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 363kcal

Ingredients

  • FOR THE GELATIN:
  • 1 box 6 ounces blue gelatin, made according to package directions. Chill.
  • FOR THE PRETZEL CRUST:
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • cup butter melted
  • FOR THE CREAM CHEESE LAYER:
  • 12 ounces 1 and ½ blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • ADDITIONAL GELATIN ADD-INS
  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 bananas sliced

Instructions

PREPARE THE GELATIN AND CHILL FOR 30 MINUTES.

    TO MAKE THE PRETZEL CRUST:

    • Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
    • In a large bowl, stir together the pretzel crumbs, melted butter and sugar.
    • Press the crumb mixture evenly into the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish.
    • Bake for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool completely.

    TO MAKE THE CREAM CHEESE LAYER:

    • In a large bowl, blend together the cream cheese, ¼ cup sugar, milk, vanilla, lemon zest and whipped topping.
    • Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the cooled pretzel crust.

    TO COMPLETE THE GELATIN LAYER:

    • Stir the blueberries and sliced bananas into the set gelatin and spoon the mixture evenly over the cream cheese layer in the 9 x 13 dish.
    • Return the dessert back to the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.
    • Serve chilled.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1serving | Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 414mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g