Grind almonds very fine.
Combine in a saucepan with sugar and flavoring.
Cook until mixture leaves side of pan.
Roll almond mixture on flat surface to 1/2 inch thickness.
Cut out small heart shapes.
Or, shape into small fruits or vegetables.
Paint with appropriate food coloring or coat as desired, for example, with red sugar for strawberries and cocoa for potatoes.
Decorate with dragees or chocolate shot.
Place on waxed paper to dry 2 hours.