Maine Potato Candy Recipe

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Maine Potato Candy

Angela Pietrantonio

By
@mrsjoepie

Haven't had this in a long long time! It's a recipe I obtained years and years ago and forgot I had it!

Recipe Source~ Tasteofhome.com


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Serves:

2 pounds

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

4 c
confectioners' sugar
4 c
flaked coconut
3/4 c
old, plain potatoes, mashed (do not use leftover mashed potatoes made with milk or butter)
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
1 lb
dark candy coating
1 c
semisweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, combine the sugar, coconut, mashed potatoes, vanilla, and salt.
2
Line a 9-inch square pan with foil; butter the foil. Spread coconut mixture into pan. Cover and chill overnight.
3
Cut into 2 x 1-inch rectangles. Cover and freeze.
4
n a microwave or double boiler, melt candy coating and chocolate chips. Dip bars in melted coating and chocolate chips; place on waxed paper to harden. Store candy in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies