Strawberry Candy (with Sweetened Condensed Milk)
15 ounces sweetened condensed milk
1 pound coconut (finely ground type)
6 ounces strawberry gelatin
1 cup finely ground almonds
1 Tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
green candied cherries or green tinted frosting
Combine condensed milk, coconut, 3 ounces dry gelatin, almonds, sugar, and flavorings. Mix well. Shape to form strawberries. Roll berries in remaining gelatin to coat thoroughly. Allow to dry before storing. To make stem, use a piece of candied cherry or any kind of green frosting piped through a pastry tube. These confections do not need refrigeration.
Yields: 4 1/2 dozen.
“Delicious served as candy or to garnish fruit, salad or tea trays.”
Source: Virginia Hospitality — The Junior League of Hampton Roads, Inc. 1981 edition — Posted by cuteascountry_Shortcake