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Mary Beam

By
@ciaoitalia

Truly a Maine treat. From my Cooking Down East recipe book, whose pages are very worn.


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★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
66
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
mashed potato
1/2 tsp
salt
2 lb
confectioner's sugar
1 stick
margarine
1/2 lb
flaked coconut
2 tsp
vanilla
12 oz
package semi-sweet chocolate chips
4 oz
square unsweetened chocolate
1/2
cake paraffin

Step-By-Step

1Pare and cook potato to make 3/4 cup mashed. Add salt.

2Use a double boiler to melt the margarine.

3Add the potato, confectioner's sugar, coconut & vanilla.

4Mix well, then turn onto a buttered jelly roll pan, spreading evenly.

5Place in a cool place to harden. When hard, cut into small squares and dip in the following chocolate mixure.

6In a double boiler, place paraffin on boiling water to melt.

7Add both types of chocolate to the pan and melt. Stir well to mix.

8Use a toothpick to dip the squares in the chocolate and put on waxed paper to harden.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate