Strawberry Candy

  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 30
  • Prep Time : 60m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 60m
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Sweet, red strawberry candy that’s perfect for Christmas or Valentine’s day.


  • 2 6oz packages strawberry jello regular or sugar free
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 (14 oz) can condensed milk
  • Coating and stems:
  • Silvered almonds
  • 4 tsp red food color
  • 2 tsp green food coloring
  • 1 cup sugar for coating


Step 1

Combine jello, coconut, pecans, vanilla and condensed milk; mix well. Chill for two hours.

Step 2

Once chilled, shape into a strawberries and roll in a mixture of red food coloring and 1 cup of sugar.

Step 3

For the stems, use silvered almonds dipped in green food coloring. Looks just like a real strawberry.

Step 4

Editor's Note - These can be made with Splenda and can be molded in any shape such as hearts, small cupcake papers, Christmas Bells or strawberry shapes. Sprinkle with nonpareil - Time does not included chilling time.


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