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Ingredients

2 small boxes of regular fruit gelatin (Good combinations include strawberry and lemon; lemon and lime; orange and lemon; cranberry and lemon)
1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans OR walnuts
3 cups flaked coconut
1 can sweetened condensed milk

Instructions

Combine gelatin, nuts and coconut in a large bowl and blend well. Add the sweetened condensed milk. Mix till coated. Shape into balls. They can be rolled in more coconut, ground nuts, candy sprinkles, or cocoa, or they can be places on a wax paper lined cookie sheet and allowed to set and dry.

Bess Pierce, Moline



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