LOOKING for: candy strawberries....

patsy-growApril 1, 2007

I used to have a recipe for candy strawberries and I seem to have lost it. They were delicious! I remember they had coconut in them and they were rolled in a strawberry shape and the bottom was rolled in red sugar and the top rolled in green sugar. I'm guessing there was probably cream cheese in them but I don't know. Anyway.....they looked like a plate of strawberries sitting on the table. Impressive!

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I don't know if these are the ones you are looking for. They are very pretty.

Candy Strawberries

2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored gelatin
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

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.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2007 at 10:29AM
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Thank you very much. I'll try that...it sounds really good. I'm new to the Garden Web so I'm hoping you get this thank you....I don't know where to put it so I did what I saw....which was this block.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2007 at 6:34PM
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