Strawberry Bon Bons

  • Servings: candies
  • Serving Size: 4 dozen
  • Nutrition: See Below
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 (14 oz.) package flaked coconut
  • 1 (6 oz.) package strawberry flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup ground blanched almonds
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Red food coloring
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Green food coloring

Instructions

  • COMBINE sweetened condensed milk, coconut, 1/3 cup gelatin, almonds, almond extract and enough red food coloring to tint mixture a strawberry red shade in a large bowl. Transfer mixture to food processor and pulse several times to form paste.
  • CHILL until firm to handle. Shape spoonfuls of coconut mixture (about 3/4 tablespoon) into strawberry shapes.
  • SPRINKLE remaining gelatin on flat dish; roll each strawberry into gelatin to coat. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet; refrigerate.
  • COMBINE powdered sugar, cream and green food coloring until well blended to make frosting "hulls." Fill pastry bag fitted with open star tip with frosting; pipe small amount on top of each strawberry to form hull.
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