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Candy Strawberries



  • 1 large box strawberry Jell-O
  • 1 cup ground pecans or walnuts
  • 1 cup ground coconut
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red sugar crystals
  • Green food coloring
  • Slivered almonds


  1. Mix together Jell-O, nuts, coconut, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract.
  2. Shape mixture into "strawberries."
  3. Chill for 1 hour.
  4. Roll chilled berries in red sugar crystals.
  5. Mix green food coloring and a little water in a small dish. Briefly stir slivered almonds in mixture to tint green.
  6. Dry on paper towels (overnight if possible).
  7. Use green tinted almonds as stems for berries.
  8. Store in a cool place.

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