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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, combine the sugar, coconut, mashed potatoes, vanilla, and salt.
2Line a 9-inch square pan with foil; butter the foil. Spread coconut mixture into pan. Cover and chill overnight.
3Cut into 2 x 1-inch rectangles. Cover and freeze.
4n 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