Candy Strawberries


These cute candy strawberries are the perfect addition to holiday cookie trays!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 30 mins
2 dozen


  • 1 cup ground pecans

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • 2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored Jell-O®

  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) jar red decorator sugar

  • ¼ cup sliced almonds

  • 5 drops green food coloring


  1. Place pecans, coconut, and gelatin in a large bowl. Stir in condensed milk and vanilla; mix well to combine. Cover and chill for one hour.

  2. Shape mixture into "strawberries" and roll in red sugar. Tint sliced almonds with green food coloring and insert on the top of the "strawberries" to form leaves.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

111 Calories
5g Fat
16g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 111
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 67mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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