1 (14-ounce) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1(14-ounce) package flaked coconut
1 (6-ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin
1 cup ground blanched almonds
1 teaspoon almond extract
Red food coloring
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
Green food coloring
In a large bowl, combine EAGLE BRAND®, coconut, 1/3 cup gelatin, almonds, almond extract and enough red food coloring to tint mixture a strawberry red shade. 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.
To make frosting “hulls”, combine confectioners’ sugar, whipping cream, and green food coloring until well blended. Fill pastry bag fitted with open star tip with frosting; pipe small amount on top of each strawberry to form hull. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
3/4 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 Cup trans-fat free vegetable shortening
1/2 Cup granulated sugar
1/4 Cup Water
1 Teaspoon vanilla
3 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 Cup all-purpose flour
1 Teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, shortening and granulated sugar on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add egg, water and vanilla; beat well. Add combined oats, flour, salt and baking soda; mix well. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
Serving Tips: Add 1 cup of any one or a combination of any of the following ingredients to basic cookie dough: raisins, chopped nuts, chocolate chips or shredded coconut.
Large Cookies: Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 15 to 17 minutes. About 2-1/2 Dozen
Bar Cookies: Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen bar cookies.
High Altitude Adjustment: Increase flour to 1-1/4 cups and bake as directed.