Best Needhams

Mary Beam

By
@ciaoitalia

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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