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Mary Beam

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@ciaoitalia

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pare and cook potato to make 3/4 cup mashed. Add salt.
2
Use a double boiler to melt the margarine.
3
Add the potato, confectioner's sugar, coconut & vanilla.
4
Mix well, then turn onto a buttered jelly roll pan, spreading evenly.
5
Place in a cool place to harden. When hard, cut into small squares and dip in the following chocolate mixure.
6
In a double boiler, place paraffin on boiling water to melt.
7
Add both types of chocolate to the pan and melt. Stir well to mix.
8
Use a toothpick to dip the squares in the chocolate and put on waxed paper to harden.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate