1Brush strawberries with a pastry brush to remove any dirt. Remove leaves. Place sliced almonds in a shallow dish.
2Prepare Candy Apple contents according to box directions. Bring mixture to a boil and cook until hard crack stage (300 degrees) approximately 15-18 minutes.
3While syrup is cooking, place sticks that came in the box in cleaned hulled strawberries.
Dip each strawberry into the syrup then the tops into the sliced almonds. Place on parchment paper. Cool completely. Do not refrigerate. Serve immediately, must be eaten same day.