Winter Strawberries

7
Mary Kay Nugent

By
@whodeydiva

My holiday cookie tray would be complete without these little morsels. They could be call candied strawberries...they add a burst of color to any holiday cookie tray and so good and rich!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes about 4 dozen
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
finely chopped pecans
1 1/2 c
coconut
3 (3oz.) box
strawberry gelatin
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
red sugar
1 pkg
almonds, slivered
green food coloring

Step-By-Step

1In a Ziploc sandwich bag empty the small pkg. of slivered almonds, add several drops of green food coloring ..zip the bag shut and move the rub the bag around until all the almonds are coated with the food coloring then spread them onto a paper towel in a single even layer...pat dry.
2In a medium bowl all the ingredients except the almonds and red sugar...it will be thick and sticky...cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour.
3By the teaspoonful shape the chilled mixture into strawberries being careful not to make them to big...place on a parchment or wax paper lined tray cover with plastic and chill again for at least an hour.
4Roll each strawberry in the red sugar and put a slivered almond in the top to resemble the look of a strawberry...keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

About Winter Strawberries

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids