Candy Strawberries

One 6 oz pkg strawberry Jello
1 cup ground pecans and/or walnuts
1 cup flaked coconut
3/4 cup condensed milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
Red decorator sugar
Blanched almonds-sliced

Combine Jello, pecans and/or walnuts and coconut. Sir in milk and vanilla. Mix well. Chill one hour. Shape into strawberries. Roll in red sugar. Tint almond slivers with green food coloring and insert in top of berries to form leaves.

Almonds can be substituted by using a can of green decorator icing with leaf tube.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana