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Jell-O Confections

This was a family favorite when I was growing up. You can use different flavors of Jell-O and make these in any shape you like depending on the holliday or occation.

Jell-O Confections

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups finely chopped walnuts or pecans 1 ½ cups packaged shredded coconut 1 (6oz) package of raspberry or strawberry Jell-O 1 (14oz) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup water Green food coloring 4 oz slivered almonds ½ cup red-colored sugar ½ cup green-colored sugar

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix nuts, coconut, and Jell-O powder. Add condensed milk and vanilla. Work with a wooden spoon until well mixed. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
  2. Pour water and green food coloring into a small bowl. Add almonds and mix until almonds are a deep green color. Lift almonds out of bowl onto paper towels to dry.
  3. Shape chilled Jell-O mixture into strawberry shapes, using about 1 teaspoon for each strawberry. Roll in red sugar and dip tops in green sugar. Place an almond in the top for the ?stem? of the strawberry.

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