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In memory of Mother: Recipe for no-baked sugar plums using Jell-O

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Here’s a simple recipe for making some yummy sugar plums without baking!

Ingredients: 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk, 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored Jell-O, 1 ½ cups shredded coconut, 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs, 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored Jell-O, and 30 whole *cloves.

*Check out the Sharon’s nutritional notebook to find out about the nutritional value of cloves.

Directions: Pour the milk into a mixing bowl, and sprinkle 1 package of strawberry gelatin over top. Stir to dissolve the gelatin, then stir in the coconut and graham cracker crumbs until a stiff dough forms. One may need to use additional cracker crumbs to make a firm dough.

Then roll the dough into approximately 30 – 1 inch balls. Pour the remaining strawberry gelatin into a small bowl, and roll the cookies in the gelatin to coat. Place the cookies onto a serving tray, and press a whole clover into each to form a stem.

All ingredients can be purchased at Fresh Pride on 8506 Chesapeake Boulevard in Norfolk, Virginia.

Welcome in the New Year with a 50 dollar gift card from Fresh Pride! All one has to do is send in a recipe for making their favorite dessert. The deadline is Saturday, December 21st. Three finalists will be chosen and will have their recipe posted LIVE during the week of December 23 rd. The winner will be posted online, Saturday, December 30th. If you missed out on Fresh Pride’s recipe contest for October, check out this one for November. Fresh Pride is giving away a $50.00 gift card. Send recipes to sharonelane@gmail.com. In the subject line, write “Favorite Dessert Recipe Contest.”

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