Recipes

Candy Strawberries

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

Recipe courtesy of: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/candy-strawberries/

Perfect addition for cookie trays for parties!
 
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What's in it

Ingredients

2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored Jell-O®
1 cup ground pecans
1 cup flaked coconut
3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (2.25 ounce) jar red decorator sugar
5 drops green food coloring
1/4 cup sliced almonds

How to cook it

Directions

  • Combine gelatin, pecans, and coconut. Stir in milk and vanilla; mix well. Chill one hour.
  • Shape into strawberries. Roll in red sugar; tint sliced almonds with green food coloring and insert in top of "berries" to form leaves. Optional: Instead of using green food coloring to tint the almonds, green plastic stems can be ordered to use as seen in the photo.